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AUGUST 194 




THE ALUMNAE NEWS 

Published Four Times a Year : August, November, February and IWay, by the 

Alumnae and Former Students Association. Incorporated, of the Woman's 

College of the University of North Carolina. Greensboro. 

MEMBER OF AMERICAN ALUMNI COUNCIL 

BETTY BROWN JESTER, Editor 

OFFICERS AND TRUSTEES OF THE ALUMNAE ASSOCIATION 

President: Mary Jane Wharton Sockwell (Mrs. John) 

first Vice President: Estelle Mendenhall LeGwin (Mrs. James") 

Second Vice President: Virginia Sloan Swain (Mrs. Louis) 

Recording Secretary: Mary Lois Gordon 
Executive Secretary: Betty Brown Jester (Mrs. Carlton, Jr.) 

Board of Trustees: Marjorie Hood, Margaret Johnson Bryan (Mrs. 
Lee) , Valeric Powell Jones (Mrs. Louis) , Dorothy McNairy. Jo- 
sephine Hege. Annie Mclver Young (Mrs. James R.), Julia Ross 
Lambert (Mrs. W. L.) , Jane Summerell, Frances Gibson Satterfield 
(Mrs. Boydston). Marilyn McCoUum. 



Vol. XXXVIU 



AUGUST, 1949 



No. I 



In This Issue 



Page 

Campus Notes 1 

Barbara Apostolacus Speais.s for Seniors 2 

A Letter from Your President 2 

Woman's College Claims First 

Woman Judge in N. C 3 

Dr. Francis P. Gaines Delivers 1949 

Baccalaureate Address 4 

Chancellor Jackson Awarded Honorary Degree 4 

Chancellor Jackson's Message to Seniors 5 

WiLMA Thompson Runs Henderson Kindergarten . 6 

Minutes of Annual Meeting 

OF Alumnae Association 7 

Alumnae Board of Trustees 7 

News from Local Alumnae Chapters 10 

Woman's College Leaders in Golden Chain 13 

Report of Alumnae Office 14 

Lecture-Entertainment Series 14 

News from the Alumnae 16 

Marriages 42 

Necrology 48 



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Campus J^otes 



Commencement 1949 was a grand 
occasion — around 600 alumnae re- 
turned to enjoy class reunion lunch- 
eons, a stimulating business meeting 
and the alumnae supper. Alumnae Day 
was filled with enthusiasm, chats with 
old friends, renewed friendships, 
pledges of loyalty and support, and a 
show of great pride in the Woman's 
College. W\ 

Highlight of the business meeting 
Saturday afternoon was the presence 
of Senator and Mrs. Frank Graham. 
Dr. Graham's message to the alumnae 
was filled with inspiration and hope 
and encouragement. As is always the 
case, he gave the alumnae thoughts to 
take away with them about pertinent 
national and state problems. It was 
a particular pleasure to have Mrs. 
Graham with us. Her charm and gra- 
ciousness make her presence an addi- 
tion to any occasion. 

The Alumnae Supper attended 
by more than 400 Alumnae, guests 
and faculty, was most enjoyable. Sarah 
Poole Cartland catered and plans for 
the supper were made and executed 
by Anne Fulton Carter and her social 
committee. Daisy chain Sophomores 
helped with the serving and tables 
were filled throughout the house, on 
the upstairs and downstairs porches 
and out on the lawn back of the 
House. 

Alumnae Exhibit: One of the 
most interesting features of Com- 
mencement was the exhibit of dresses, 
scrapbooks, pictures, annuals, etc., 
throughout the Alumnae House. The 
exhibit was planned and put up by 
Ellen Griffin, Dorothy Clement, Eliza- 
beth Hathaway, Agnes Coxe, and 
Valerie (Powell) Jones. 

Open House at the Alumnae House 
from Friday night through Monday 
noon was made an enjoyable occasion 
by members of the faculty who served 
as hosts and hostesses. 

It was a grand commencement — 
the only thing wrong was that all of 
you could not come. 

Building Program: Woman's Col- 
lege campus is taking on the "new 
look" rapidly. The new Library be- 
gins to look like a real building, and 
the two new residence halls, located 
between Kirkland and Weil-Winfield, 
is a mass of steel. 



Renovation of the dining halls will 
be complete when college opens in 
September; plans for the Home Eco- 
nomics addition, Science Building, 
Physical Education Building, and Stu- 
dent Union are in the hands of the 
architects. 

Administration Building has had her 
face lifted with paint and new fur- 
nishings, and several changes have 
been made in office locations. 

Correction: Through error, the 
May issue of the Alumnae News in 
the article on the Graduate Program, 
failed to list graduate work in Ele- 
. mentary Education. A number of stu- 
dents have received masters degrees in 
this field in years past, and this year 
eleven degrees were granted. 



FOUNDER'S DAY BROADCAST 

As The Alumnae News goes 
to press plans are being made to ' 
broadcast the Founder's Day Pro- 
gram, Wednesday, October 5th, 
over the Dixie FM Network. Si- 
multaneous meetings of alumnae 
chapters will be held to hear the 
program. 

Mr. D. Hiden Ramsey, editor 
of the Asheville Citizen-Times, 
will be the main speaker, and Mrs. 
John Sockwell, Jr., president of 
the Alumnae Association, will 
participate. Chancellor W. C. 
Jackson will preside and the Col- 
lege Choir, under the direction of 
George M. Thompson, will repeat 
I. the Litany. 

Make your plans now to attend 
your local chapter meeting. 

Arrangements for the broad- 
cast are being made through Mr. 
Gaines Kelley, Manager of Station 
WFMY in Greensboro. 



Receive Honorary Degrees from the Woman's College 




At its fifty-seventh annual Commencement, the Woman's College of 
the University of North Carolina conferred honorary degrees on the three 
outstanding women pictured above. From left to right, Mrs. Inglis Fletcher, 
Doctor of Literature; Miss Katherine Anne Porter, Doctor of Literature; 
and Miss Mary E. Leeper, Doctor of Education. In awarding the honorary 
degrees, Chancellor Walter Clinton Jackson cited the outstanding work and 
significant contributions of these women: 

"Miss Mary E. Leeper, pioneer educator and champion of children . . . 
Every act of her adult life, every office she has held, every project she 
has directed, has been in the interest of children . . . Her vision of edu- 
cation as guidance and schools as theatres of opportunity, has heartened 
thousands of teachers." 

"Miss Katherine Anne Porter, foremost American short story writer . . . 
Katherine Anne Porter has made an invaluable contribution to American 
writing. She is one of the most accomplished of contemporary American 
writers. She is indeed, the best American short story writer at work today." 

"Mrs. Inglis Fletcher, distinguished novelist of North Carolina ... A 
writer of international recognition, a traveler of warm and intelligent per- 
ception, a creative historian and a loyal citizen of the Old North State." 



The Alumnae News 



Introducing the President of the 
Alumnae Association 1949-1951 




Barbara Apostolacus Speaks 

for Seniors 



MRS. John E. Sockwell. Jr. 



(Mary Jane Wharton '31) 
who was president of the Student Gov- 
ernment Association in 1930-'31 and is 
everlasting president of her class. 

Mrs. Sockwell was awarded the Weil 
Fellowship in 1931 and received her 
Ph.D. degree in zoology from Yale Uni- 
versity in 1936. She is a member of the 
Woman's College Chapter of Phi Beta 
Kappa and taught biology at the Field- 
ston School and Brearley School in New 
York City. Her husband is president of 
the Bank of Greensboro and they have 
two children, Ann Wharton Thayer 6, 
and John Edgar Sockwell III. 8. She is 
a past president of the New York Alum- 
nae Chapter and works with P.T.A., 
civic and church groups. 



The address o 


f Barbara Apostolacus, Lonff 


Branch. N. J.. 


who represented the Class of 


1949 at the Co 


mmencement Exercises Monday, 


May 30. 1949, 


in A>-cock Auditorium follows. 



Today marks the end of our four 
years at the Woman's College — the 
end of four years of being integrated 
into a body of persons with common 
interests and corporate functions, of 
learning not only how to make a liv- 
ing, but also how to live. But more 
important, this is a beginning as well 
as an ending. It is our commence- 
ment. It is the time for us to move 
into the large and more complex soci- 
ety of the world, a less well-inte- 
grated body, where we can begin ful- 
filling the responsibility of educated 
persons. It is time for us to move 
from our community where life is 
stable and happy, where values are 
high, and where there is a spirit of 
vinselfishness and obedience, to a world 
whose peoples often have a twisted 
sense of values, an undercurrent of 
fear, and a perilous suspicion of each 
other, but who are, nevertheless, tena- 
ciously struggling for peace among 
themselves and other groups. 

We entered Woman's College at the 
close of World War II when our peo- 
ple possessed mixed feelings of thanks- 
giving, hatred, fear, and uncertainty. 
New scientific discoveries demanded a 
change in our values and a new re- 
spect for man in relation to the mate- 
rial. We have watched the outcome 



COMMENCEMENT 1949 

of the plans for peace from a situa- 
tion where estabhshed self-government 
was being constantly tested. We dis- 
covered that human nature is full of 
frailty, that freedom has its limita- 
tions, that justice is often an elusive 
entity, that cooperation is to be se- 
cured only as a result of infinite pa- 
tience and pains. But we discovered 
much more — that the sense of triumph 
which followed the painful striving 
for these things was worth many times 
the price we paid. As a result of our 
efforts, we come to know something 
of what it means as free individuals 
to resolve our differences and to reach 
worthy ends. From this experience 
we have formed a wholesome outlook 
toward obedience, a respect for, and 
confidence in, others, a personal re- 
sponsibility for the welfare of the 
group, a faith in our fellows and a 
trust in God. 

Here at the Woman's College, we 
have been taught by learned people. 
But these people have done more than 
teach us; they have followed through 
by guiding us. In their interest in our 
corporate life and in us as individuals, 
they have influenced the other part of 
our education — designed to unify our 
knowledge and apply it to worthy so- 

I Continued on jiape 3 ) 



A LETTER FROM YOUR PRESIDENT 



Dear Alumnae: 

This column belongs to Gibby Sat- 
terfield and I wish that we could per- 
suade her to continue it. So much 
has been accomplished during her two 
years in office and so many other 
worthwhile things have been started 
that our association owes her a great 
debt. We new officers are most pleased 
that she serves on the Board for an- 
other year, where her ideas and her 
advice will be invaluable. 

It was wonderful to see so many of 
you at Commencement. There were 
63 5 of us returning for one or more 
of the reuning festivities. I felt hon- 
ored and pleased to be a part of such 
a loyal group and am deeply thrilled 
at the possibilities for service inherent 
in the office you have given me. I am 
grateful for your early support, in- 
terest and cooperation, and feel sure 



that with the help of Betty Jester and 
Evon Dean and the encouragement of 
Dr. Jackson and Katherine Taylor, 
we can all work together for the 
growth and development of our Col- 
lege and of our association. To me 
the association means the College. 
Fundamentally, aren't the two one 
and the same? 

Your new Board has begun making 
plans for another year. Many sugges- 
tions have been made; some ideas dis- 
cussed, but everything boils down to 
the same basic fact each time — we 
need funds. As Gibby explained in 
her letter to you in February '48, our 
association is not yet a financially in- 
dependent organization. Out of a pos- 
sible 26,000 we have only 2,576 con- 
tributing members. We can do very 
little toward fellowships, scholarships 
or a chapel unless more of us can take 



an active part. The thousands of silent 
alumnae and the hundreds of "lost" 
ones must surely not be willing to 
sever their connection with this asso- 
ciation which is the closest link to the 
College. We are all needed by our 
alma mater. Let us all try to awaken 
interest among our alumnae friends 
and corral them into the fold during 
the coming months. 

Do remember that your Board is 
interested in hearing from you. Please 
write us any suggestions which you 
may have or any questions which you 
would like answered. We can easily 
use this space for questions and 
answers. 

Yours sincerely, 

JLvcy t-L^Ji^J^Ju-^j^ '31 

President. 



August, 1949 



Recipients of Felloivships and 

Scholarships Aivarded at the 

Commencement Exercises 

Monday, May 30, 1949 

The Henry Weil Fellowship was 
awarded to Miss Dorothy Hahn, of 
Concord, a major in the Department 
of Biology. 

The Consolidated University Fel- 
lowship was awarded to Miss Nancy 
Beam Funderburk, of Greensboro, a 
major in the history department. 

The Borden Home Economics 
Scholarship Award went to Miss 
Janet Large, of Rocky Mount, a 
teacher education major in the de- 
partment of home economics. 

The Mina Weil Scholarship i'n 
the Social Sciences was awarded to 
Miss Eleanor Rigncy. of Long 
Island. New York, a rising senior in 
the history department. 

The Myrtle Spaugh Reeves Schol- 
arship in Art was awarded to Mis; 
Wilma King, of Greensboro, a ris- 
ing senior, majoring in interior de- 
sign. 

The Science Scholarship Award 
went to Miss Hattie Thigpen, of 
Scotland Neck, a rising senior, ma- 
joring in chemistry. 

The Martha Winfield English 
Scholarship was awarded to Miss 
Edna Lee Harper, of Kinston. a ris- 
ing senior English major. 

The Mendenhall Scholarship was 
awarded to Miss Sarah Holmes Car- 
ter, of Winston-Salem, a rising jun- 
ior mathematics major. 

The Phi Beta Kappa Sophomore 
Scholarship Award went to Miss 
Eleanor Robinson, of Charlotte. 



Barbara Apostolacus 

Speaks for Seniors 

(Continued from page 21 

cial ends. This possession will be ours, 
whether we are in business or creative 
pursuits, in social work or foreign 
service, in teaching or homemaking. 
This "way of life' is important, not 
only to those few of us who may in- 
fluence our national problems, but to 
those whose lives will be primarily 
devoted to personal, and family, and 
community life. 

We, the class of nineteen-hundred 
and forty-nine, acknowledge our edu- 
cation for what it is. To Dr. Jackson, 
Miss Taylor, to the entire faculty, and 
to all who have afFected it in any way, 
we want to prove our sincere grati- 
tude by our application of it to the 
life outside college. We want to cre- 
ate situations in other groups where 
we can expand the "way of life", 
which we have learned at the Wom- 
an's College. 



Woman^s College Claims 
First Woman Judge in N. C. 



Woman's College takes great pride 
in another First — the appointment of 
Susie Sharp, class of '28, Judge of the 
Superior Court of North Carolina. 
Judge Sharp, appointed by Governor 
Kerr Scott, took the oath of office 
July 1, 1949. 

Her consummate humility indicated 
in her question, "Who am I to judge 
other human beings?" is one of her 
finest attributes. 

After attending Woman's College 
for two years, 1924-1926, Susie trans- 
ferred to the University of North 
Carolina, where she completed her law 
degree in 1929. Since that time she 
has practiced law most successfully in 
Reidsville as a partner with her father, 
J. M. Sharp, in the firm of Sharp & 
Sharp. She is the oldest of seven chil- 
dren and makes her home with her 
parents in Reidsville. 

Recalling her undergraduate years 
at North Carolina College for Wom- 
en, Judge Sharp remarked that even 
though she had always wanted to be 
a lawyer, after studying physics and 
chemistry at the College, she almost 
changed her mind and decided to be 
a chemist. She recalled with pleasure 
her work under Miss Mary Petty, then 
head of the Department of Chemistry. 

She was most impressed by her 
Freshman English teacher, who taught 
her the value of being individual, and 
says that she enjoyed her course in 
American History under Dr. W. C. 
Jackson more than any other. 

Judge Sharp presided over her first 
court July 25 in Rockingham. "I 
realize," she added, "that because I am 
a woman, the mistakes which I will 
inevitably make will probably receive 
more attention than if made by a 
man. Like the blind man, I will have 
to work harder to come up to the 
standard of the ordinary, reasonably 
prudent man." 

In discussing the responsibility of 
women in the world today, she said, 
"A woman has not fulfilled her re- 
sponsibility as a citizen when she does 
her household chores and attends her 
children any more than her husband 
has fulfilled his responsibility when 
he pays the bills. A woman's responsi- 
bility is no greater, but it is just as 
great as that of a man. If one does 
not give some thought and attention 
to public affairs, one may soon find 
out that he or she has no private af- 



fairs which require attention. Women 
must accept and fulfill their responsi- 
bility to vote, serve on juries, boards, 
and to do any other task of a public 
nature which comes their way. If 
they do not, let them be forever 
estopped to complain about the way 
the country is run, justice is adminis- 
tered, or about the smell of politics!" 
Woman's College is proud to claim 
North Carolina's first woman judge. 
Our Governor is to be congratulated 
on her appointment. Her fairness, her 
sense of justice, her ability to think 
with her mind, rather than her emo- 
tions, added to her personal charm, 
her dignity, and her professional mien, 
promise that we will be grateful to 
her for so effectively representing 
womanhood and the legal profession. 



3,446 Libraries in North 
Carolina 

North Carolina has 3,44 6 libraries 
containing 8,127.137 volumes, according 
to a graphic exhibition made in Durham 
at the 2 6th meeting of the North Caro- 
lina Library Association in April. 

The exhibition of pictures and charts, 
prepared by Charles M. Adams, librarian 
of Woman's College of U. N. C. and 
members of his staff, pointed out that 
these libraries make an annual total ex- 
penditure of $2,836,077. There are 
1,280 librarians in the state. 

According to the exhibition report 
there are 237 public libraries with 1,- 
672.142 volumes. 53 college and uni- 
versity libraries with 2.702,726 volumes. 
3.151 school libraries reporting 3.534.- 
5 62 volumes, and five special libraries 
containing 217,706 volumes. 

The exhibition points to the need of 
more trained librarians in North Carolina 
and throughout the nation. 

Members of Woman's College library 
staff who attended sessions were Misses 
Elizabeth Sampson. Virginia Trumper, 
Sue Vernon Williams, Mary Robert Sea- 
well. Marjorie Hood. Margaret Mason. 
Vivian Moose, Mrs. Elizabeth Holder, 
and Mr. Adams. 



New W. C. Dean 

Dr. Charles" E. Prall, of Chicago, 
education specialist for the American 
Hospital Association, has been named 
Dean of the School of Education at 
Woman's College of the University of 
North Carolina. He is regarded one 
of the country's leading authorities in 
the field of teacher education and edu- 
cation research. 



The Alumnae News 



Dr. Francis P. Gaines 
Delivers 1949 Baccalaureate 
Address 



Commencement is a thrilling spectacle 
— the triumph of youth. No moment 
could be more inspiring than this recog- 
nition of young people who have com- 
pleted a program of long, hard work, 
a program not of their making and often 
not of their liking, but a program which 
society deems the best preparation for all 
future destiny. The dominant emotion 
now in responsive hearts is one of con- 
gratulation. 

Commencement is also a dramatic epi- 
sode in a pageant which Americans love 
with peculiar passion, the pageant of ed- 
ucation. No nation on earth. I presume, 
can show more outward devotion, more 
inner concern in behalf of the training 
of youth. Nowhere are there such huge 
investments, such large enrollments, such 
mighty groups of professional workers; 
nowhere is there more discussion of poli- 
cies and processes: nowhere does educa- 
tion loom larger in the promises and the 
performance of civic leaders. It is among 
our supreme undertakings. 

Commencement may be therefore a 
moment not only to applaud but also to 
appraise. What harvest, in largest and 
enduring terms, do we get from this crop 
which we cultivate so earnestly? 



American education may be given large 
credit for making us the most powerful 
of the world's nations. The recent war 
manifested what many of us knew, that 
never before has a country had so many 
different people of such extraordinary 
competence in the mastery of matter. In 
mass consideration, that faculty which 
for lack of a better term we call the 
"know-how" has reached history's high- 
est point in our current people of edu- 
cational training. 

It follows as a kind of corollary that 
education, at least in part, has given us 
more of what we thoughtlessly call pro- 
gress, more comforts and more luxuries 
distributed among more people, than the 
world ever saw before. What would be 
for citizens of other nations some of the 
undreamed extravagances become with us 
the commonplace equipment for everyday 
living. America has been defined as the 
land of the gadget, but that gadget must 
be good and it does contribute to the 
ease of existence. 

Still seeking the wide perspective, we 
record that American education has pop- 
ularized and enforced the noblest polit- 
ical idealism ever accepted by man. The 
grand concepts which were born in the 
dreams of our wisest and which have been 
protected by the daring of our bravest 
are the common matters of American in- 
struction. Millions of men in the recent 
war went forth to battle for convictions, 
strong if not always clear, that had been 
imparted by school-teachers. 



Excerpts from address ot Dr. Francis P. 
Gaines, president of Washington and Lee Uni- 
versit.v, delivered Sunda.v, May 29, 1949, in 
Aycock Auditorium. 

It cannot be said, alas, that education 
has contributed greatly to the safety of 
the individual or of the world. The 
knowledge that perfected our automobile 
exacts a terrible toll in human life. The 
crooked business executive or despotic 
labor leader or clever demagogue is but 
the more dangerous because of education. 
The miraculous advance of scientific 
knowledge in certain phases is the terror 
of humanity today. Says one of our 
leading statesman: "It is one of the par- 
adoxes of our times that m.odern society 
has little to fear except man, and, what 
is worse, it needs to fear only the edu- 
cated man." All Americans with the 
laudable passion for education might 
ponder long those ominous words. 

Nor can it be said that education has 
contributed greatly to our happiness. For 
all our unprecedented energies of train- 
ing, we remain a restless, frantic people, 
searching for that which we have not 
yet found. The production and processes 
of what we might call our escapism, 
from the best to the worst, are among 
our major businesses — the movie, the 
sporting park, the brewery, or what you 
will. Titles of best sellers are eloquent 
of what we eagerly seek — on the list 
recently and stubbornly have been "Peace 
of Mind," "How to Stop Worrying," 
now "Peace of Soul." The contract of 
the ancient sacrament of marriage — "in 
honor preferring one another", is harder 
and harder to maintain, and homes are 
breaking as never before. Mental cases 
multiply. The residue of hatred, largely 
a vicious consequence of war, is deep and 
firm within us: issues that might be 
themes of logical difference are bitter 
emotions: groups and blocs glare at each 
other: we think, not as the great Apostle 
pleaded of what is true and lovely and 
pure, but of what is prejudice and fury. 
The power of education to give us lofty 
and serene moods remains to be demon- 
strated. 



Translated into individual terms, edu- 
cation by itself, we know, is not enough. 
Beyond the degree is the difficult road to 
a greater attainment, to the winning of 
an adequate philosophy of life. Without 
it the tensions of a human being become 
unendurable — a human being endowed 
with all hungers and fears of the animal 
but with the unceasing restlessness of 
much more, of imagination, of ranging 
wonder and dream, of dreadful capacity 
to suffer that which is not physical pain, 
of the unpitying assizes which are con- 
science. 

Beyond the degree there remains only 
the timeless, changeless power that forti- 
fies our purposes, lightens our darkness, 
lifts from the heart our intolerable re- 
morse, gives us perfect assurance of 



strength that is greater than our own. 
If I could suggest a motto for every 
graduating class, a phrase that would 
project across the years all the fineness of 
experience attained, that would enlarge 
the reach of mind and soul into fulfill- 
ment of every need or hope, I would 
offer the deathless truth phrased by an 
ancient poet: 

"Except the Lord build the house. 
They labor in vain that build it: 
Except the Lord keep the city. 
The watchman waketh but in vain." 



CHANCELLOR W. C. 
JACKSON IS AWARDED 
HONORARY DEGREE 

At the annual Commencement ex- 
ercises at Bennett College, May 3 0, 
1949, Chancellor \V. C. Jackson was 
awarded an honorary degree- by Dr. 
David Jones, president. The follow- 
ing citation was read when the degree 
was presented: 

"WALTER CLINTON JACKSON, 
son of the South, student of a great 
teacher, William Heard Kilpatrick; 
believer in democracy beyond your 
environment, pioneer in the field of 
better race relations; student, teacher, 
author, guider of the destinv of one 
of America's great colleges for wom- 
en; by virtue of the authority vested 
in me, I hereby confer upon you the 
deTee of Doctor of Humane Letters 
vath all the rights, privileges and 
honors thereto appertaining." 



Y}sHf>rs Enjoy Student Art 
Exhibit in Mclver 

Student art activities for the year at 
Woman's Colleqe wen- given a oranhic 
rpv'i"" in a fresh and varied exhibition 
I'n '^^''-athersnoon An Gallery in McIvcr 
Bu'ld'ng. which wa' one of the chief 
atf^i't'ons for comrncncement visitor':. 

Thirtv-eichr iunio-s and seniors hid 
rheir woi-k chosen for the exhib'tion. 
Working in th-rteen difl^crent mcdiuTis 
and many materials, the students dis- 
olayed their talents in wate'-colors. oils. 
lithoa'-aDhing. charcoal drawings, pen 
and ink drawings, pencil drawing, inter- 
ior and exterior house models, architec- 
tural renderings, sculpture, metal work, 
wood cuts, and textiles. 

Overflowing the art gallery, the work 
was also displayed in the art reference 
room and the third floor studios. 

The quality of the work and the vari- 
ety of treatments reflects the standing of 
the College Art Department as one of 
the leaders in the Southeast. 



August, 1949 



1949 STATISTICS Chaiicellor Jackson's Message 



Total number of graduates 451 

From North Carolina 387 

From Virginia 13 

From New York 9 

From South Carolina 9 

From New Jersey . 8 

From Maryland 5 

From District of Columbia, 

Connecticut 3 each 

From Massachusetts, Florida, 

Pennsylvania, Georgia 2 each 

From Ohio, Illinois, Indiana, 

West Virginia 1 each 

Bachelor of Arts 262 

Bachelor of Science in 

Secretarial Administration 6 6 

Bachelor of Science in 

Home Economics 49 

Bachelor of Science in 

Physical Education 24 

Bachelor of Science in Music 18 

Bachelor of Science in Nursing .... 7 

Bachelor of Fine Arts 6 

Master of Arts in Education 13 

Master of Science 6 

STUDENTS Graduating 

magna cam laude 

Nancy Beam Funderburk, daughter of 

Annie (Beam) Funderburk '16, 

Greensboro. 
Julia Gabai, New York, N. Y. 
Martha Jane Garris. Lilesville. 
Dorothy Augusta Hahn, Concord. 
Ethel Celeste Johnston, daughter of Ethel 

(Midyette) Johnston '26, Pittsboro. 
Margaret McCall Spencer, Rocky Mount. 
Evelyn Dare Vannoy, West Jefferson. 
Ethel Kesler, daughter of Ethel (Royal) 

Kesler, '24, Winston-Salem. 
Betty Jane Carr, Burlington. 

Students Graduating 

cum laude 

Evelyn Lynette Boney, Clinton. 

Sarah Catherine Denny, daughter of Bes- 
sie Brandt (Brown) Denny '18, Ra- 
leigh. 

Jane Ellen Dibben, Shelby. 

Evelyn Rita DeWitt, Spring Valley, 
N. Y. 

Gabriel Brown Goode, Connellys Springs. 

Frances (Hussey) Barnes, daughter of 
Minnie (Middleton) Hussey '30, 
Greensboro. 

Rae (Evans) Myers, Greensboro. 

Elizabeth Eames Ricks, daughter of Beth 
(Buerbaum) Ricks '23, Greenville. 

Winifred Ann Rodgers, Scotland Neck. 

Ruth Irene Sellers, daughter of Irene 
(Templeton) Sellers '17. Charlotte, 

Betty Lou (Cox) Weathers, Myrtle 
Beach, S. C. 

Charlotte Anne DeLozier, Asheville. 

Frances Kirby Schultz, Winston-Salem. 

Elizabeth Claire Umstead, Durham. 

Mary Frances Hamrick, Burnsville. 

Eleanor Jean Paton, Fayettcville. 

Nancy McNeedy Kendall, Middleboro, 
Mass. 

Helen Anne Wall, Lilesville. 



to the Seniors 



Members of the 
Graduating Class: 

I cannot hope to crowd into this 
brief moment all the respect, the con- 
fidence, the gratitude, the admiration, 
?.nd the affection and good wishes I 
have for you. I shall not indulge in 
advice nor repeat commonplace plati- 
tudes about success and happiness. 
These things you must find in your 
own good way. I can only engage in 
the repetition of things that are near 
to my heart. 

This is the fifteenth time I have said 
good-bye to a departing Senior Class. 
There has been a steadfast accumula- 
tion in these years of a meeting of 
minds and hearts between us — these 
former classes and myself — and it 
rises today to its highest level, a flood 
that overflows its bounds. Your cour- 
tesy, your generosity, your good sense 
and good humor, your devotion to the 
College have all been unmatched and 
unsurpassed. You must know then 
with what satisfaction and with what 
confidence I see you leave today. 

You take another turn this morn- 
ing in the long road you are traveling. 
The scene changes for the College as 
well as for you. The rich gifts which 
you have brought to the College will 
not be lost with your going, but will 
abide with us. The College will carry 
through the coming years the mark 
of your study, your play, and your 
personahty. All of the Gym Meets, 
Arts Forums, Purse Drives, Social Sci- 
ence Forums, University Sermons, So- 
ciety Dances, Carolinians and Corad- 
tiis, and Pine Needles, College Broad- 
casts, and Playhker Productions, May 
Days and Chapel Programs, and 
Greater University Councils will be 
forever colored, in one way or an- 
other, by those of which you have 
been a part. You have traits and gifts 
that have increased the sum of the 
virtues of the procession of great per- 
sons who have passed this way. You 
have helped to make the College 
strong and great. We have respected 
your individuality, and we shall not 
forget it. 

All that we have learned here to- 
gether has been about the problem of 
how to handle the precious gift of 
living. Not everything about it, of 



Delivered May 30, 1949, at the 

Commencement Exercises in 

Aycock Auditorium 

course, has been mastered in these four 
years. You will continue to learn and 
to grow. It is one of my deepest 
wishes for you that you will always 
be really good and responsive and ap- 
preciative. I shall always be grateful 
that you chose to do this important 
part of your learning and growing in 
this place. I believe that these years 
have opened doors to you that you 
might have otherwise forever missed. 
You have held steadfastly to proven 
things while opening your minds to 
new truths. I commend that same 
steadfastness for openness to you for 
all the years ahead. I hope you will 
content yourselves with nothing less 
than the full allegiance to the good 
and the true and the beautiful that 
this College has always tried to repre- 
sent. In such a faith and practice you 
may go forth confident to serve a 
wider community. Integrity of charac- 
ter, commitment and loyalty to the 
finest visions, a deep concern for all 
people — these you have shown in 
your life here. It is with high hope 
that we send you forth secure in the 
faith that you will take your part in 
the great community that lies about 
you mindful that a measure of the des- 
tiny of many hundreds of us is in your 
keeping. 

There are so many things to be 
done. You can do many of them and 
do them handsomely. Go about doing 
these things with confidence, with 
imagination, with zest, and with faith 
and hope and charity. There will be 
difficulties; meet them with courage 
and intelligence. There will be suc- 
cesses and failures; treat them all with 
good sense and equanimity. There will 
be comedies and tragedies; valleys, 
dead levels and mountain peaks; take 
them all in your stride with love in 
your hearts and with a welcome to 
the winds of destiny in your face. 
Nor time, nor place, nor height, nor 
depth, nor powers, nor any circum- 
stance can ever separate you from the 
love that has grown between us. Adieu 
and God be with each and every one 
of you. 



The Alumnae News 



Wilma Thompson Runs 

Henderson Kindergarten 



Ingenuity and originality plus some 
good hard work have paid dividends for 
Wilma Thompson '48, who runs a pri- 
vate kindergarten in Henderson. The co- 
operation of the local school board in 
allowing her to use one of the rooms 
in a public school building is quite an 
advantage. 

In the fall of her senior year, Wilma 
knew she wanted to teach kindergarten, 
so she approached the school superintend- 
ent and the school board for their per- 
mission to use an extra room in a school 
very centrally located and convenient to 
her home. 

The job of decorating was done dur- 
ing the summer and with the help of 
her mother and father, the walls were 
painted: bookshelves, see-saws, blocks. 
and easels were made in their basement- 
workshop at home: and colored curtains 
were hung at the long school-room win- 
. dows. Wilma's mother salvaged from the 
attic her dolls, doll clothes, doll bed and 
doll carriages, which afforded hours of 
wonderful entertainment for the little 
girls. 

Two weeks before school opened, the 
new teacher visited each of the twenty- 
four children who had signed up and 
spent about an hour with each child. 




Miss Thompson ami her class enjoy the Christinas party. 



telling him about what they would do 
at kindergarten and getting him ac- 
quainted with Miss Thompson. She 
found it a decided advantage to know the 
name of each child the day school opened. 
"My first day of school will never be 
forgotten." Wilma says, "there were 24 
children, their mothers and a few fathers. 
The children were playing with blocks, 
puzzles, dolls and books. Parents were 
trying to pay the ten dollar a month fee 




Shown above is Miss Thouil. 



pson assis 



ting the young bake 



and it was like a madhouse, but I man- 
aged to live through it." 

Transportation is the responsibility of 
the parents, but some of the children ar- 
rive at 8:15 so they can ride with their 
fathers and school is over at noon. 

Highlights of the year were the Hal- 
lowe'en party, with the children in cos- 
tumes and surprised to find a gypsy 
teaching them, the Christmas party, and 
a special program in May. Corsages of 
silvered sweet-gum balls and red candles 
and decorations for the Christmas tree 
were all made by the children. The chim- 
ney and mantel. Miss Thompson made 
from a bicycle box covered with brick- 
printed paper. Christmas cookies were 
mixed and cut by the young cooks and 
baked in the school cafeteria through the 
cooperation of the dietitian. 

Her enthusiasm for her work and her 
gratitude to her teachers at Woman's Col- 
lege — ^Miss Eugenia Hunter, Miss Patsy 
Montague, and Miss Ruth Lee — for their 
practical help as well as good training 
were in evidence at all times. The love 
of the children for their teacher was ap- 
parent when they would call out greet- 
ings to her as she rode along Main Street. 

Miss Thompson has been thrilled by 
the advancement of her children in learn- 
ing to play together, dramatics, music, 
and art. The will to do a good job has 
been the secret of her success, but the 
labor has been lightened by personal in- 
terest in each of the twenty-four whom 
she loves as her very own. 

As a successful kindergarten teacher. 
Wilma is a credit to her family and to 
Woman's College. 



August, 1949 



Minutes of Annual Meeting of Alumnae 

Association of the Woman's College 

of the University of North Carolina 

MAY 28, 1949, 2:30 p.m. 



The Alumnae Association of Woman's 
College of the University of North Car- 
olina held the annual Commencement 
meeting Saturday afternoon, May 28, 
1949, 2:30 o'clock, in the Virginia Dare 
Room of Alumnae House, with Mrs. 
Boydston Sattcrfield (Frances Gibson 
'28). presiding. 

Mrs. Satterfield expressed gratification 
that Dr. 'W. C. Jackson will remain as 
Chancellor for another year, and called 
on Mrs. C. W. Tillett (Gladys Avery 
'15) for a report from the alumnae com- 
mittee on the recommendation of a chan- 
cellor. 

Dr. Frank P. Graham, former presi- 
dent of the University of North Carolina 
and now United States Senator, spoke, 
greeting the class of 1949, joining in 
the congratulations that Dr. Jackson will 
serve another year, and summarizing the 
strength of the College as coming from 
the great woman's movement and the 
state public educational system, both of 
which it is a part, its founders and build- 
ers and its loyal alumnae. Woman's Col- 
lege, he said, has the largest per capita ap- 
propriation of any college, university or 
institution in this part of the world. He 
urged support of the federal aid for ed- 
ucation bill now suspended in the House 
of Representatives. 

Mrs. John Sockwell, Jr. (Mary Jane 
Wharton '31). vice president and chair- 
man of alumnae committee on undergrad- 
uate relations, presented the class of 1949 
to the association and moved the group 
be accepted through their representatives. 
This was seconded and unanimously 
passed and Mrs. Satterfield welcomed the 
class into membership. Mrs. Sockwell 
then introduced the everlasting president, 
Martha Fowler, who presented the other 
everlasting officers, representatives of the 
various departments conferring degrees, 
and Marilyn McCoUum, class representa- 
tives to the alumnae board of trustees. 

Mrs. Satterfield called the roll of re- 
union classes and each group stood in a 
body. 

Chancellor Jackson in a short talk 
praised the work of the Alumnae Associ- 
ation and reviewed the building program. 
He is especially impressed, he said, with 
what has been done in the association in 
the past year, declaring that "something 
is sweeping through the state and beyond 
the state, " and with the constant use of 
the Alumnae building. 

Miss Katherine Taylor, dean of 
women, said that in travelling 5,000 to 
6,000 miles to speak to 25 to 30 alum- 
nae groups she has emphazised three 
points, the set-up at the College to take 
care of every student as an individual, 
the work of fine denominational workers 
and of one religious activities director 
employed by the College, and the definite 
social program to give students a normal 
life. 



Dr. Marc Fricdlander reviewed the de- 
velopment of the creative arts program at 
the College, which has culminated in the 
establishment of a graduate program in 
creative arts, offering the degree of mas- 
ter of fine arts. 

In her president's report. Mrs. Satter- 
field declared highlights have been a tea 
for Freshmen during orientation week, 
Founder's Day meetings, participation in 
the Harriet Elliott Social Science Forum, 
legislative work, the vocational clinic 
which the association and the sophomore 
class sponsored jointly, and the work of 
Betty Brown Jester as alumnae secretary. 
She announced the reelection of Mrs. Jes- 
ter by the Board. 

Mrs. Jester reported that enrollment of 
active members on April 30 was 2,185, 
a 45 '/r increase in two years. Since the 
first of October, 125 chapter meetings 
have been held with emphasis on a 
"know your college program." The 
president, she said, has given generously 
of herself and her time, the administra- 



tion of the college has been more co- 
operative than could have been hoped for, 
and the faculty members have been gen- 
erous in speaking at local chapter meet- 
ings, 60 different faculty members hav- 
ing gone to 55 meetings during the year. 

For Mrs. Annie Beam Funderburk, 
chairman of the nominating committee. 
Miss lone H, Grogan reported the fol- 
lowing officers elected as a result of bal- 
loting by mail: 

President, Mrs. John E. Sockwell. Jr. 
(Mary Jane Wharton '31), Greensboro. 

■Vice president. Mrs. Louis Hall Swain 
(Virginia Sloan '28), Raleigh, 

Recording secretary, Mary Lois Gor- 
don '4 3, Greensboro. 

Board members: Josephine Hege '27, 
Greensboro: Mrs, James R. Young (An- 
nie Mclver '05), Greensboro: Mrs. W. 
L. Lambert (Julia Ross '24). Asheboro: 
Jane Summerell '10. Greensboro. 

Mrs. Sockwell took the chair, ex- 
pressed gratitude for the honor and her 
intention to carry out the wishes of the 
group and of carrying on the program. 

Miss Grogan expressed for the Associ- 
ation appreciation for the work of Mrs. 
Satterfield. who was given a rising vote 
of thanks. 

As chairman of the finance committee. 
Miss Em Austin presented the budget for 
1949-1950, which was accepted. 

Nell Craig Strowd, 
Recording Secretary. 



ALUMNAE BOARD OF TRUSTEES 




Shown above are nine members of the Alumnae Board of Trustees meeting in the 
Pecky Cypress room of Alum.nae House, Saturday, May 28. Standing left to right, 
Julia (Ross) Lambert '24; Frances (Gibson) Satterfield '28: Josephine Hege '27; 
Marjorie Hood '26: Mary Lois Gordon '43, recording secretary. Seated left to 
right, Estelle (Mendenhall) LeGwin '25, first- vice president: Jane (Wharton) 
Sockwell '31, president of the Alumnae Association; Betty (Brown) Jester '31, 
alumnae secretary; Jane Summerell '10, 

Members of the Board not present when the picture was made are: Virginia 
(Sloan) Swain '28, second vice president; Annie (Mclver) Young '05; Valerie 
(Powell) Jones' 40; Dorothy McNairy '27; Margaret (Johnson) Bryant '44; 
and Marilyn McCallum '49. 



HIGHLIGHTS OF 




1. Commercial Class of 1949. 

2. Participants in Commencement Exercises. Front row, 
left to right: Dr. Inglis Fletcher, J. C. B. Ehringhaus, 
Chancellor Jackson, Dr. Katherine Ann Porter, Dr. 
Mary E. Leeper. Back row, left to right: Dr. L. B. 
Hurley, Dr. Randall Jarrell, Rev. Carl Herman and 
Miss Ruth Gunter. 



3. Marjorie Hood greets alumnae at Alumnae House. 
Left to right: Mattie (Moore) Taylor '09, Mary Eliza- 
beth (Robertson) Terrell, Sarah Roger '34. 

4. Class Day 1949, Mary GrifRn presiding. 

5. Open House in Alumnae House Saturday morning. 
Miss lone Grogan is serving punch and at her left is 
Anne (Fulton) Carter. 



COMMENCEMENT 1949 




1. Registration in Alumnae House. 

2. Class of 1949. 

3. Alumnae enjoy costume exhibit. 



4. Chancellor Jackson and Dr. Francis P. Gaines, presi- 
dent of Washington and Lee University, Baccalaurate 
speaker. 



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TJje Alumnae News 



News from 

Local Alumnae Chapters 



Atlanta, Ga, 

A dinner meeting of the Atlanta Chap- 
ter of the Woman's College Alumnae As- 
sociation was held on Monday, May 23, 
1949. at the Town House at 6:00 p.m. 
Fourteen alumnae were present. 

Following a delightful dinner, the 
meeting was called to order by Miss 
Bootsie Webb '47, president. The min- 
utes of the last meeting were read, after 
which a financial report was given by 
Miss Martha Britt, treasurer. She re- 
ported S24.85 in the treasury. 

Mrs. Boydston Satterfield then sug- 
gested that we start a project next fall, 
so that we can contribute to the Chapel 
Fund for the College. In order that we 
make a success of such a project, she 
reminded us that we must start making 
plans for this project early. 

It was agreed that we should try to 
have one summer meeting, especially since 
there will probably be a number of new 
alumnae coming to Atlanta in the sum- 
mer and it would be a nice welcome for 
them. A steak fry was suggested for the 
month of July. 

The meeting was then turned over to 
Helena Williams, program chairman, who 
introduced Mrs. W. W. Davidson, head 
of the Davidson School of Speech Cor- 
rection, Emory University, Ga. Mrs. 
Davidson made a most interesting talk, 
giving a brief history of speech correction 
development and a discussion of the vari- 
ous types of speech disorders. Following 
her talk, she answered many questions 
concerning this important subject. 

The meeting was adjourned at 8:00 

p.m. ' C! 

Catherine Yoe, 

Secretary. 

Baltimore, Md. 

Alumnae of Woman's College met at 
the Y. W. C. A. in Baltimore, April 28, 
at 8 p.m., with Miss Katherine Taylor, 
dean of women, and Betty Brown Jes- 
ter, alumnae secretary, as special guests. 
Anne (Buckley) Bachman '44 and Juli- 
anna (Hanks) Johnson '44, co-chairman 
were in charge of the meeting. 

The group was interested in hearing 
first hand reports on Woman's College 
from Miss Taylor and Mrs. Jester. They 
announced faculty retirements, new 
courses, new buildings and plans for the 
future. Miss Taylor discussed the resi- 
dence set-up, religious activities and plan 
for commencement. 

At the conclusion of the program, ice 
cream and cake were served by the host- 
esses while the guests engaged in informal 
conversation about the Woman's College 
and College friends. 



Buncombe County 

Members of the Woman's College 
Alumnae of Buncombe County met May 
21 for their annual luncheon at the Bat- 
tery Park Hotel Roof Garden in Ashe- 
ville. Mrs. Wyndham Hewitt (Frances 
Davault) . retiring president, presided. 

Mrs. J. S. Williams (Annie Meade 
Michaux, Class of '96) gave the invo- 
cation and during the luncheon scenes of 
student and campus life were passed 
among the guests. 

Mrs. Albert Lathrop (Virginia Terrell 
'23) introduced Betty Brown Jester. 
Alumnae Secretary, who gave an up-to- 
date report on the activities of the W. 
C. alumnae. 

Mrs. Lathrop then introduced Miss 
Katherine Taylor, Dean of Woman's 
College, who was the guest speaker. In 
covering the building program under way 
at the College, Miss Taylor said: "The 
whole campus is having its face lifted." 
Her discussion of student life at W. C. 
was interesting and inspiring. In de- 
scribing the democratic way of living for 
all W. C. students. Miss Taylor paid 
tribute to Miss Harriet Elliott, former 
Dean of Women, for the splendid job she 
did in establishing democracy at W. C. 

Miss Mildred Newton. Director of Ad- 
missions, discussed with the alumnae 
present the standard of admissions and 
the qualifications of students. Mrs. Wil- 
liam Peeke (Dorothy Gaskins '38) was 
introduced as the new president for the 
Buncombe County W. C. Alumnae As- 
sociation, and Mrs. L. E. Metcalf (Bob- 
bie Holland '39) as the secretary-treas- 
urer for the coming year. 

Mrs. Hewitt asked Mrs. Robert Dysard 
(Virginia Connor '40), chairman of the 
Asheville W. C. Alumnae Bridge Group 
to tell something of the Bridge Group 
which has been recently organized. There 
are 13 members of Bridge Group I 
with a list waiting to organize other 
groups. The group meets once a month. 

Delaware Area 

The Delaware Area Chapter of the 
Woman's College Alumnae Association 
held a dinner meeting April 26, at 7:00 
p.m., in the Hob Nob Tea Room, Wil- 
mington, Del. 

The meeting was presided over by 
Mrs. Arthur Bookout (Pelham Whitley 
'41), acting chairman, who welcomed the 
two guests, Mrs. Betty B. Jester. Alum- 
nae Secretary, and Miss Katherine Tay- 
lor, Dean of Women at the College. 

The chairman briefly explained the by- 
laws of the chapter. The vice chairman 
will serve as program chairman. The 
amount of the dues will be decided at 
the next meeting. 

It was announced that the next meet- 
ing will be a dinner meeting to be held 
in the fall near Founders' Day. 




At the head table standing is Pelham (Whit- 
le.vl Bookout '41. chairman: seated. Betty 
Brown Jester, alumnae secretary : Katherine 
Taylor, dean of women: and Billie (McNeely) 
Propst '48. 

Mrs. John A. Munroe (Dorothy Levis, 
'44), Chairman of the nominating com- 
mittee, submitted the following report: 
Pelham W. Bookout, chairman: Mrs. 
H. F. Schaefer (Phyllis Keister. '39), 
vice chairman: Billie (McNeely) Propst, 
'48, secretary-treasurer, all of whom were 
unanimously elected. 

Billie Propst read a greeting from Mrs. 
Boydston Satterfield, president of the 
General Alumnae Association. 

A moving picture of the 1948 com- 
mencement was shown. Following the 
picture, Mrs. Jester told the group of 
the various alumnae activities, and the 
class reunions which were scheduled the 
week end of May 29. 

Miss Katherine Taylor discussed the 
college program, both physical and scho- 
lastic, including plans and hopes for the 
future. 

After informal discussion, the meeting 
was adjourned. 

Billie McNeely Propst, 
Secretary. 

Forsyth County 

The Forsyth County Chapter of the 
Woman's College Alumnae Association 
held its spring meeting at the Y. W. C. 
A. in Winston-Salem on April 7, 1949, 
with Dr, W. C. Jackson as guest speaker. 
Mrs. L. C. King (Margaret McManus 
'31), president, officiated and reviewed 
the association's work for the year and 
cited as particularly notable the scholar- 
ship award to a Forsyth County student. 

The following officers were elected for 
the coming year: Mabel Chandler '44, 
president; Mrs. Reid Staton (Muriel 
Qua '40), vice-president; Jane Stewart 
Pollard '46, secretary; and Mrs. Marvin 
Ward, (Jane Darden '36), treasurer. 

Dr. W. C. Jackson. Chancellor of the 
Woman's College, discussed the extensive 
building program of the College in regard 
to completed work and planned improve- 
ments. In the former category he told 
about the completion of the new laundry 
and soda shop, which was named the 
"Hubbub" through a contest; Dr. Jack- 
son said that the basement of the four ad- 
joining dining rooms has been completely 
remodeled, a new practice house for the 
home economics students has been built, 
construction of the new library is well 
under way. a large dormitory has been 
started and plans for a new home eco- 
nomics building are practically finished. 

Dr. Jackson listed as advancements yet 



August, 1949 



11 



to come: a student union building, new 
infirmary, nursery school, renovation of 
the old library, expansion of the science 
building, and improvement of Curry 
High School, Dr. Jackson explained that 
appropriations from the legislature to the 
College are made in two parts — for 
maintenance and permanent improve- 
ments. 

Dr. Jackson also noted the academic 
progress of Woman's College and pointed 
out that the School now offers a mas- 
ter's degree in fine arts, music, drama, and 
the dance. 

He expressed the pride and pleasure of 
the College in having Miss Louise Alex- 
ander, of the history department, receive 
the O. Max Gardner Award this year. 
The award is presented annually to a 
faculty member of 'Woman's College, 
State, or Carolina who renders the great- 
est service to humanity. 

Mrs. 'W. C. Jackson and Miss Virginia 
Jackson '29 were also special guests. 

A social period and refreshments fol- 
lowed Dr. Jackson's address. No definite 
date was set for the fall meeting of the 
Association. 

Jane Pollard. 
Secretary. 



Gainesville, Fla. 



A small group of 'Woman's College 
Alumnae met at the home of Mrs. Chris 
Matheson (Sarah Hamilton '24) in 
Gainesville, June 24, 1949, to discuss 
plans for organizing an alumnae chapter, 

Mrs. Matheson reported on activities 
at the college during commencement 
week-end when she attended the Silver 
Anniversary of her class. The others were 
interested in hearing a first-hand report. 

Tentative plans were made for a meet- 
ing of all alumnae in that area early in 
September at which time officers will be 
elected and plans made for the year. 

Those present for the organization 
meeting were: Betty Sue (Beaman) 
Wicker '47, 'Virginia (Foy) Hoffman 
'39, Dorothy (Blaney) Robinson '46, 
Peggy (Hanna) Leavitt '31, Ruth (Pea- 
cock) Shaw '44, and Sarah (Hamilton) 
Matheson. 

Granville County 

The Granville County chapter of the 
Alumnae Association of the Woman's 
College of the University of North Car- 
olina, met on Friday, May 13. at the 
Lyon Building of the First Methodist 
Church, in Oxford. 

Thirty-seven members enjoyed a de- 
licious dinner and a program presented 
by two guests from the Woman's Col- 
lege, Miss Katherine Taylor, Dean of 
Women, and Mrs. Carlton Jester, Jr., 
executive secretary of the Alumnae As- 
sociation, Movies of the commencement 
exercises of 1948 were shown followed 
by a short business meeting conducted by 
Frances (Upchurch) Myers '36, chair- 
man. 

Doris (Poole) Watkins '35 introduced 
Mrs. Jester, who brought greetings from 
the college and gave a report on the work 
of the Alumnae Association. 

Frances (Davis) Hall '38 introduced 



Miss Katherine Taylor, who gave a re- 
port on the physical, academic and social 
life at the college. She praised the work 
of the Alumnae Association in the recent 
legislature appropriations to the college. 
She explained that several departments 
are now becoming schools in their own 
right, for example she cited the home 
economics school which is no longer to 
be classified as a department. Next year 
a new degree. Master of Fine Arts, will be 
offered. This is an outgrowth of the 
annual arts forum, which has gained na- 
tional attention. Miss Taylor emphasized 
the fact that all students have a great 
deal of personal attention. She said that 
often by the time the dormitory coun- 
selors give her a complete personnel re- 
port of each girl she sometimes knows 
as much about the girls as some of the 
parents. She told of all the religious 
activities on the campus and stated that 
she hopes the college will add religion to 
the curriculum soon. She stressed the fact 
that the social graces of better living are 
emphasized and the social life is well 
planned to make every girl a well- 
rounded, well-educated woman to make 
the most of her life, 

Massachusetts 

The Massachusetts chapter of the W. 
C. U. N. C. Alumnae Association met 
April 30, at 24 Pinckney St. in Boston. 
Mrs. Herbert Park (Frances Little '41) 
had invited the group to her attractive 
Beacon Hill apartment for this meeting 
and more than 3 alumnae gathered at 
2 p.m. 

The good news had spread fast that 
Mrs. Betty Jester and Miss Katherine 
Taylor were to be present and their ar- 
rival shortly after two o'clock started one 
of the happiest meetings which this group 
has had. There was just too much to be 
said and done in one afternoon, so we 
did the best we could with routine busi- 
ness. 

Frances Park, vice-president, took 
charge of the meeting, explaining that 
Mrs. Harold Levin (Myra Siflf '46), 
president, has moved to Buffalo. We 
shall all miss Myra who did so much 
to help the group organize, but we wish 
her happiness in her new home. Frances 
asked for reports from the secretary and 
treasurer. She then spoke of the success 
of the bridge party held at the McKin- 
ney's home. 'Those who were able to 
attend reported a very happy evening. 
Mrs. E. P. MacDonald (Ernestine Haly- 
burton '3 3) gave details of the plans for 
a picnic at her home May 21. Mrs. 
Russell E. Pilling (Ruth Schohn '44), 
chairman of the membership committee, 
told of her work on the membership 
list and suggested ways of reaching and 
interesting members in certain localities 
more easily. 

The following members were elected 
to office for the coming year: 

President — Mrs. Charles G. Sawyer 
(Betsy Ivey '46) . 

Vice President — Mrs. E. P. MacDon- 
ald (Ernestine Halyburton '33). 

Secretary — Mrs. John P. McNaught 
(Jane Tulloch '44). 

Treasurer — Geraldine McKinney '4 8 

Program Chairman — Gladys Price '32. 



We were very happy to spend the re- 
mainder of the afternoon listening to 
Mrs. Jester and Miss Taylor. Our Massa- 
chusetts alumnae are so far from Greens- 
boro that every bit of college news is 
real news, and Mrs, Jester and Miss Tay- 
lor are excellent reporters. We were glad 
to hear that Dr. Jackson will remain as 
Chancellor; that the Alumnae organiza- 
tion has proven itself a real force in the 
growing program of the College. We 
were thrilled by all the changes taking 
place on the campus — the closing of 
Walker Avenue and the new library. The 
proposed plans for other new buildings 
sound wonderful. It was good to know 
that the Harriet Elliott Social Science 
Forum was successful as well as the Vo- 
cational Guidance Conference, newly at- 
tempted this year. 

The final treat of the afternoon was 
the colored film of last year's commence- 
ment activities which Mrs. Jester showed 
for the group. We were all full of ques- 
tions and anxious to talk but the time 
had passed far too swiftly and our meet- 
ing had to adjourn. Our chief request 
was that Mrs. Jester and Miss Taylor 
make a return engagement soon. 

Ernestine MacDonald, 
Secretary. 

Twenty-three Woman's College Alum- 
nae, husbands, and friends enjoyed a pic- 
nic at the home- of Mr. and Mrs. E. 
P. McDonald (Ernestine Halyburton 
'3 3) in Melrose, Mass,, May 21. 

It was a cool, beautiful New England 
day and we made frankfurters and ham- 
burgers disappear in short order. 

We spent the evening playing games, 
talking, and listening to Nita (Fife) 
Jennings '44 and her husband. Bob, 
play the piano. 

New York — Neiv Jersey 

A joint meeting of the New York- 
New Jersey Alumnae of Woman's Col- 
lege brought together approximately 
eighty representatives of many classes at 
a luncheon in the Pompeiian Room of the 
Hotel Shelton. New York City, May 1, 
1949, Mrs. Hal (March) Sheffler '44, 
chairman of the New York group, pre- 
sided. 

Special guests from the college were 
Miss Katherine Taylor, dean of women, 
and Betty Brown Jester, alumnae secre- 
tary, who were presented to the group by 
Mrs, Claire (McRoberts) Bartlett '44, 
chairman of the New Jersey Alumnae 
Chapter. 

Miss Taylor reviewed the activities at 
the college, personnel changes, additions 
to the curriculum, the building program, 
the religious activities, and the residence 
set-up. 

Mrs. Jester reported on alumnae activ- 
ities, the Social Science Forum, the Vo- 
cational Guidance Conference, and plans 
for commencement. The colored movie 
of Commencement 1948 was thoroughly 
enjoyed and mounted pictures of cur- 
rent happenings at the College were 
passed around during the luncheon. 

Dr. E. W. Gudger, former faculty 
member and at present associated with 
the Museum of National History, joined 
the group after luncheon for the program 
and informal chatting that followed. 



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The Alumnae News 



Philadelphia, Pa. 

Woman's College Alumnae of Phila- 
delphia and vicinity met at the Sansom 
House Wednesday, April 27. 1949. for 
luncheon. Mrs. George Beopple (Fannie 
Daniel '38). chairman, presided and in- 
troduced to the twenty-five present, the 
guests from Woman's College. Miss 
Katherine Taylor, dean of women, and 
Betty Brown Jester, alumnae secretary. 

Miss Taylor discussed the progress at 
Woman's College, personnel changes, cur- 
riculum enrichments, the building pro- 
gram, and plans for the future. Mrs. 
Jester told of alumnae participation in 
the Social Science Forum and the Voca- 
tional Guidance Conference. Plans for 
commencement were announced and 
alumnae were urged to attend. 

The group enjoyed seeing mounted 
pictures of people and events at the col- 
lege which were circulated during the 
luncheon. 

Special guests at the luncheon were 
Susan Dawson '50 and Mrs. Dorothy 
Young, former member of the residence 
staff at W. C. who is dean of women 
at Drexel University. 

Pitt County 

The Pitt County Chapter of the 
Alumnae Association of the Woman's 
College met May 13 at the Woman's 
Club in Greenville. Yellow and white 
candles, yellow daisies, and bowls of 
sweet peas effectively decorated the din- 
ing room. 

On arrival alumnae were served tomato 
juice cocktail in the foyer by Mrs. Har- 
lin R. Phillips (Margaret Wilson '21). 

The meeting was opened by singing 
the College Song. Mrs. Luther Herring 
(Nettie Brodgen '08) gave the invoca- 
tion. After a delic-ous dinner. Mrs. T. 
J. Williams (Jean Harvey '3 0) wel- 
comed the guests. Mrs. J. K. Long 
(Pearl Wilson '20) gave an interesting 
report on the Harriet Elliott Social 
Science Forum which she attended in No- 
vember. Mrs. Howard Mims (Nell Eliz- 
abeth Lewis '31) spoke enthusiastically 
of the part Woman's College Alumnae 
played in College Day activities held that 
day in Greenville High School. 

This brought us to the "center of in- 
terest" of the evening. Mrs. J. B. Kit- 
trell. Sr. (Elizabeth Hinton '19) intro- 
duced the speaker, Mr. C, W. Phillips. 
Mr. Phillips, who was accompanied by 
his wife (Lela Wade '20) brought us 
interesting news and distributed pictures 
of the College. The group thoroughly 
enjoyed Mr. Phillips and the opportunity 
of "getting together" 

Appointed to serve as a nominating 
committee for the year beginning next 
October were Mrs. J. D. McGlohon. Jr. 
(Marian Cox '40), Mrs. Gaither C. Frye 
(Frances Sowell '38). and Mrs. J. B. 
Kittrell, Jr. (Betty Gaines '46). 

We adjourned to meet again in Grif- 
ton, Oct. 5. 1949. 

Bertha Johnson. 
Secretary. 



Richmond, Va. 



Wake County 



Forty-five alumnae of Woman's Col- 
lege met at the home of Mrs. Robert 
L. Wallerstein (Hilda Weil '26) in 
Richmond. Va.. May 4. 1949, at 8 p.m. 

In the absence of Mrs. J. R. Ruffin 
(Esther Shreve '31). Mrs. Frances Rob- 
erts Farrell '33. vice president, presided. 

Miss Katherine Taylor, dean of 
women, and Betty Brown Jester, alumnae 
secretary, were special guests from the 
college and brought the group up to date 
on activities of the students, alumnae, 
and faculty. 

Miss Taylor, in addition to telling of 
faculty changes, new courses, buildings 
already begun and planned for the fu- 
ture, discussed the residence department 
program and religious activities. 

Mrs. Jester reported on alumnae ac- 
tivities during the year, which included 
participation in the Social Science Forum 
and the Vocational Guidance Conference. 
She made announcements about plans for 
commencement, urging all alumnae to 
attend. 

The Commencement 1948 movie was 
shown by Bobby Wallerstein. twelve- 
year-old son of Mrs. Wallerstein, and 
Dorothy Nelms '46, with commentary 
by Mrs. Jester. 

Refreshments were served by the host- 
ess at the conclusion of the program and 
the group enjoyed seeing mounted pic- 
tures of the College and her activities. 
Copies of Coraddi, Carolinian, and view 
books were also distributed. 

Among those present was Celeste Ul- 
rich '46. who teaches at Madison College, 
Harrisonburg, Va., and had driven 150 
miles to attend the meeting. 

Thomasville, N. C. 

The Thomasville Woman's College 
Alumnae met Wednesday night. April 27, 
at the home of Mrs. Frank Newsome 
(Susannah Matthews '44) with a num- 
ber of Alumnae as associate hostesses. 

During the short business session, the 
nominating committee presented their re- 
port. The following were elected as of- 
ficers for 1949-1950: 

Chairman, Laura Neece '29; Vice 
Chairman, Ila Hensley '27; Secretary. 
Marie Jones, Com. '18; Treasurer. Mrs, 
Claude Royals (Mildred Long '29). 

Four faculty members from the college 
were guests, Mrs. Annie Beam Funder- 
burk of the Romance Language Depart- 
ment; Mrs. Kathleen Petty Hawkins, 
who has charge of student loan and 
scholarship funds: Miss Mary Tennent 
'13, Assistant Registrar; and Miss Doro- 
thy Clement '23, counselor in Hinshaw 
Hall. An interesting program was pre- 
sented by Mrs. Funderburk. who talked 
about the buildings, faculty, and the 
plans for Commencement, and Miss Clem- 
ent, who told of the residence set-up. 
student government, and how the large 
enrollment is broken up into smaller 
groups. Mothers of prospective students 
were guests and asked a number of ques- 
tions about college life. 

A social hour was enjoyed at the con- 
clusion of the program. 

Ada Kilby Myers. 
Secretary. 



The Wake County Alumnae held their 
spring meeting on Tuesday evening. May 
10. at the Fairmont Methodist Church 
Fellowship Center in Raleigh. Mrs. T. 
N. Brafford. Jr. (Elizabeth Patten '41), 
President, presided over the dinner meet- 
ing and the business session which fol- 
lowed. Betty Brown Jester. Alumnae 
Secretary. Miss Katherine Taylor. Dean 
of Women, and Miss Louise Alexander, 
member of the Woman's College faculty 
and first recipient of the O, Max Gardner 
Award, were honored guests. The deli- 
cious dinner was served by Mrs. Donald 
Ashton's (Alice Thomas '3 5) church 
circle. 

Mrs. Sam Beard (Libby Bass '47) 
introduced Miss Louise .Alexander, the 
speaker of the evening. Miss "Alex " in 
her characteristic manner spoke to us on 
"World Affairs." Although she said she 
had been assigned a "ponderous " sub- 
ject, she was nonetheless entertaining as 
well as instructive, 

Mrs, Jester outlined the plans for 
Commencement and invited us all to at- 
tend. Miss Taylor commented upon how 
successful our legislative program was 
and told us that the General Assembly 
had appropriated seven million dollars for 
permanent improvements in the past two 
sessions, 

Mrs. W. H. Kimrey (Phoebe Ennis 
'40). Bridge Chairman, reported that 
bridge clubs of nine members each were 
meeting monthly from September 
through May. Any other alumnae in- 
terested were invited to make up other 
groups. Dorothy Ward '41 reported that 
her committee has been trying to get 
the mailing list of over 800 Wake 
County alumnae up to date. The presi- 
dent thanked all committees, including 
the Legislative Committee for its work 
before and during the General Assembly 
session and the decorating committee 
which functioned at each of our three 
meetings, for their work during the year. 

Mrs. Owen Walker (Doris Clark '43) 
made the report of the Nominating Com- 
mittee, and the following officers were 
elected to serve for the ensuing year: 

President: Mrs. W. H. Kimrey 
(Phoebe Ejjnis '40) 

Vice President: Mrs. T. L. Ashcraft 
(Carolyn Wolfe '41) 

Secretary: Juanita Stott '27 

Treasurer; Ella B. McDearman '26 

About 70 members attended the din- 
ner and about 1 5 others joined the group 
before the business session began. 

Juanita Stott. 
Secretary. 

Washington, D, C. 

Over sixty members of the Washing- 
ton Club of Woman's College Alumnae 
attended a luncheon on May 21. 1949. 
The guest of honor was Senator Frank 
Porter Graham, who spoke most inter- 
estingly of the growth of Woman's Col- 
lege as part of two general movements 
in North Carolina: The Educational 
Movement and the Woman's Movement. 

The delightful luncheon was held at 
the Woman's National Democratic Club. 
15 26 New Hampshire Ave., N. W.. and 



August, 1949 



13 



was an enjoyable climax to an unusually 
interesting club year. Under the capable 
guidance of Eloise (Cobb) Harris '3 3, a 
Renaiasance movement in the Washing- 
ton Club has created renewed spirit. Mir- 
iam (Block) Lubin '31 achieved grand 
results as Chairman of the luncheon. 
Frances (Hampton) Goodridge '30 was 
unanimously elected a member of the Ex- 
ecutive Board for the coming year, and 
the club is looking forward to an even 
greater revival of interest next year. 

Frances Hampton Goodridge. 

Watauga County 
Alumnae Tea 

On Saturday afternoon, April 30th. 
Mrs. H. B. Perry (Doris Taylor '07), 
president of the Watauga Alumnae Chap- 
ter, entertained its members at a tea at 
her home in Boone. The college colors 
were carried out in her decorations, re- 
freshments, and corsages presented to 
those who participated in the meeting. 

After registering, the group was in- 
vited into the dining room where Mrs. 
Paul Coffey (Margaret Linney '25) pre- 
sided at the punch bowl. 

Mrs. Perry welcomed the group and 
presented Miss Billie Todd '98 of Jef- 
ferson. N. C oldest member present, a 
corsage. Then she turned the meeting 
over to Miss Mary H. Walker '30 who 
discussed briefly the candidates for of- 
fices in the General Alumnae Association 
for the incoming year. Miss Helen Burch 
19, Dean of Women at Appalachian 
State Teachers' College, spoke briefly to 
the point that Alumnae membership is a 
good investment as one way to maintain 
and assure our way of life. Miss Billie 
Todd told of experiences reminiscent of 
the early days at the college. 

After the program the Alumnae turned 
in their dues making a paid membership 
of ten for the Watauga Chapter. 

Those present were relatives of Mrs. 
Perry and the following alumnae: Misses: 
Billie Todd '98. Helen Burch '19, Madge 
Rhyne '41, Mary Ellen Gibbs. '49, and 
Mary H. Walker '30: Mesdames: J. E. 
Holshouser CVirginia Dayvault '33), 
Paul Coffey (Margaret Linney '25), R. 
T. Greer (Annie Ruth German '31), 
Ben Horton (Cleta Jones '31). C. H. 
Kirkman. Jr., (Eugenia Kears '41), and 
Lillian Hopkins (Lillian Miller '01). 

Mary Walker, 
Secretary. 



WOMAN'S COLLEGE LEADERS IN GOLDEN CHAIN 



Wilson County 



Twenty-six alumnae of Woman's Col- 
lege met Tuesday night, June 7, 1949, 
at Parker's Barbeque in order to reor- 
ganize a Wilson County Alumnae Chap- 
ter. 

The arrangements were made by Sara 
(Moss) Clark '46, who presided. After 
singing the College song, Ethel Bynum 
'22 then read the minutes of the last 
meeting, which was held Nov. 2. 1940. 
Lynda (Mitchell) Lamm '37 presented 
the slate of officers prepared by the nomi- 
nating committee, as follows: Chairman: 




The Golden Chain Woman s College honorary leadership organization which 
has replaced Who s Who in American Universities and Colleges at the college, is 
experiencing its first year of activity with the group of outstanding student leaders 
shown above as members. They are, front row, left to right: Nell Jones, High 
Point: Sarah Denny, daughter of Bessie (Brown) Denny '18, Raleigh: June 
Holtzendorfl^, Clemson, S. C treasurer: Nan Kendall, Middleboro, Mass.. presi- 
dent: Martha Guion. Aberdeen, secretary: Clara Jean Cooke, Winston-Salem: and 
Lucille McCollum, Troy. Second row, left to right: Elizabeth Lee Cunningham. 
Gastonia: Betsy Umstead, Durham: Jane Edwards, Lynchburg. Va.; Marilyn 
Cohn, Alexandria, Va.: Shirley Mahan, Newton Upper Falls, Mass.: Eleanor 
Rigney, Long Island, N. Y. Third row, left to right: Nancy Porter, Cincinnati, 
Ohio: Ruth Sellars, daughter of Irene (Templeton) Sellars '17, Charlotte: Mari- 
lyn McCollum, Reidsville: Jan Shore, Winston-Salem: Nancy Beam Funderburk, 
daughter of Anne (Beam) Funderburk '16. Greensboro: Barbara Apostolacus, 
Long Branch, N. J.: Martha Fowler, Durham. 

New members not shown in the picture are: Dorothy Samson. Morehead City; 
Jane Davis, Reidsville: Sara Taylor, Durham: Deanne Lomax, Charlotte: Ann 
Genden, Troy: Peggy Eldridge, Nyak, N. Y. : Oriana McArthur, Lumberton: 
Barbara Moomaw, Westport. Conn.: Betsy Newman, Fanwood, N. J.: Sally 
Ogilvie, Joplin, Mo.: Betty Crawford, Roanoke, 'Va. : Esther Samuelson, Provi- 
dence. R. I.: Joan Ferguson, Baintree, Mass.: Mary Ann Preston, Durham: and 
Susan Dawson, Rocky Mount. 

Chancellor W. C. Jackson, Miss Katherine Taylor, dean of women, and Betty 
Brown Jester, alumnae secretary, are honorary members of the organization. Fac- 
ulty advisers are Miss Helen Ingraham, Miss Ellen Griffin, and Dr. C. C. Jernigan. 



Margaret (Abbit) Goodwin '35, 'Vice 
Chairman: Kat (Thompson) Barnes '38, 
Sec.-Treas. : Martha (Kirkland) Walston 
'43. The slate was accepted, and Mar- 
garet (Abbit) Goodwin took the chair 
and called upon everyone to introduce 
herself, and to tell to which class she be- 
longed. Jack (Rose) Oettinger '3 9 pro- 
nounced the invocation. 

At the conclusion of a delicious meal, 
Lynette (Swain) Moss '15 introduced 
Mr. C. W. Phillips, director of public 
relations for the College as our guest 
speaker and Mrs. Phillips (Lela Wade 
'20). Mr. Phillips spoke to us about the 
tremendous building program that is now 
under way and the plans for further ex- 
pansion. He told us about the summer 
projects at Beaufort and Burnsville. Mr. 
Phillips brought greetings from the dean 



and the alumnae secretary, and told of 
deaths among faculty members and 
changes in personnel. 

Everyone enjoyed Mr. Phillips' talk as 
well as the many pictures, bulletins, 
pamphlets, etc., that he brought. 

Martha (Kirkland) Walston '43, 
Secretary. 



SUMMER COUNSELLORS 

Miss lone Grogan, assisted by Mrs. 
Anne Carter and Mrs. Annie Beam Fun- 
derburk, was in charge of the residence 
department during Summer School. 

Miss Elvira Prondecki was counselor 
at Burnsville School of Fine Arts during 
July and Miss Mary Elizabeth Barwick 
'44 was there during the month of Au- 
gust. 



The Alumnae News 



Report of Alumnae Office 



The interest and activity in the Alum- 
nae Association this year has been most 
gratifying. During 1947-1948 we were 
delighted to report 24 local chapter meet- 
ings. This year there have been 125 local 
chapter meetings since October 1. 1948, 
with several thousand alumnae in attend- 
ance. 

Sixty-one of the local meetings were 
held on Founder's Day in the hope that 
the program from Aycock Auditorium 
would be broadcast. Technical difficulties 
of course prevented the broadcast from 
being heard, but from the Founder's Day 
effort came forty-seven newly organized 
or reactivated alumnae chapters in North 
Carolina, which have since that time had 
other meetings. 

■We now have 62 local alumnae chap- 
ters — 48 in North Carolina and fourteen 
out of the state, including: 

■Washington. D. C. St. Petersburg, 
Fla.. Boston, Mass.. New Jersey, New 
York City, Philadelphia, Pa., Columbia. 
S. C. 

Atlanta. Ga.. Kingsport. Tenn., Chi- 
cago, 111., 'Wilmington. Del.. Baltimore, 
Md.. Richmond. Va.. Norfolk, Va. 

The College Faculty and students have 
been most cooperative in attending meet- 
ings. Sixty faculty members and a num- 
ber of students have visited 5 5 of these 
groups. Many of them have been to sev- 
eral meetings. 

Emphasis at the local chapter meetings 
has been placed on bringing the alumnae 
up to date on the changes that are tak- 
ing place in the physical plant, curricu- 
lum, faculty and student body at 'Wom- 
an's College rather than the solicitation 
of funds or active memberships. It has 
been a "Know Your College" year. 

Active memberships in the Alumnae 
Association now total 2185, an increase 
of approximately 46% within the past 
two years. 

Your Alumnae Secretary has attended 
26 alumnae meetings and has travelled 
4990 miles during the past year. 

Any accomplishments or achievements 
of the Alumnae Association are due: 

1. To the President of the Associa- 
tion who has given so generously of her- 
self and her time and thoughts to plan- 
ning and executing the alumnae projects 
for the past two years. 

2. To the Alumnae Board of Trustees 
for their support and ideas and help in 
everything. 

3. To the Alumnae everywhere 
through their interest and cooperation 
in planning and attending meetings as 
well as their generosity in contributing to 
the Alumnae Fund. 

4. To the College Administration for 
their support both financial and otherwise 
in our every undertaking. 'We are partic- 
ularly grateful to Dr. Jackson and Miss 
Katherine Taylor, who have given so 
generously of their time as well as their 
thought and efforts. 

5. To the Faculty for their interest 
and cooperation in all of our projects 
and for attending meetings. 



MAY 2 8, 1949 

6. To the students for their coopera- 
tion, interest and work in various efforts 
of the alumnae. 

7. To the committee chairmen who 
have done their work so efficiently and 
effectively, thereby greatly facilitating the 
work of the Association. 

A report of the Alumnae Secretary 
would not be complete without full 
credit being given to Mrs. Evon Dean, 
assistant in the Alumnae Office, who, 
through her untiring efforts, her deep 
loyalty and efficiency makes an invaluable 
contribution. 

In addition to the routine work of 
running the House, correspondence, keep- 
ing the ever changing records, editing the 
Alumnae News, and working with the 
local chapter, the alumnae staff has 
worked with the committees in planning 
the social events, the Harriet Elliott Soc- 
ial Science Forum, the Vocational Guid- 
ance Conference, and work with the legis- 
lature, details of which are included in 
the various committee reports. 

To all of you who have helped, go 
our sincere thanks and we hope that dur- 
ing the next year, we will be able to 
render greater service to the College and 
the Association. 

Betty Brown Jester, 
Alumnae Secretary. 

Myrtle Soles Attends 
School in Rome 

Miss Myrtle Soles '45, Instructor of 
Latin in the Department of Classical Civ- 
ilization, was selected as one of the 25 
American students to attend the School of 
Classical Studies of the American Acad- 
emy in Rome, Italy, Professor Mason 
Hammond of Harvard University directed 
the Summer Session, which lasted from 
July 5 to August 13. The activities of 
the group included visits to classical mon- 
uments and collections in the city of 
Rome, trips to other sites in Latium and 
Etruria, in addition to regular lectures 
and individual studies. Miss Soles will 
return from Europe late in August to 
resume her duties at the Woman's Col- 
lege, as instructor of Latin. 



Pi Kappa Lambda 
Initiates Ttvo Seniors 

Two music majors in the Class of '49, 
Frances Barwick, oboeist, of Greensboro, 
and Betty Jane Carr, pianist, of Burling- 
ton, were initiated into Pi Kappa 
Lambda, national honorary music fra- 
ternity, Friday, May 27, 1949, in the 
Pecky Cypress Room of Alumnae House. 
Membership in this fraternity is the high- 
est honor that can come to a music stu- 
dent at Woman's College. 



Lecture-Entertainment Series 

1949 - 1950 

Winter Session 

Mcthopolitan Opera Quartet, with 
commentary by Milton Cross. 
October 4. 

Senator Estes Kefauver of Tennessee, 
champion of political reform, vic- 
tor over Boss Crump, on "Which 
Way America". October 12. 

Quincy Howe, author, editor and 
broadcaster, on "The World To- 
day.". November 1. 

Jose Limon Dance Company, one of 
the leading m.odern dance groups 
of America. November 17. 

Margaret Webster Shakespearean 
Company, in "Julius Caesar". 
January 16. 

Spring Session 

Hodding Carter, liberal ""fighting ed- 
itor'" of the Delta Democrat- 
Times. Greenville. Miss., author 
of Flood Crest and Winds of 
Fear, Pulitzer Prize winner, on 
"The South Look Ahead". Feb- 
ruary 6. 

Richard Llewellyn, author of How 
Green Was My Valley and None 
But the Lonely Heart, on ""The 
Writer's Role in the World To- 
day". February 20. 

James P. Warburg, Wall Street 
banker, exponent of informal and 
alert public opinion on "Ameri- 
can Foreign Policy: Last Call for 
Common Sense". February 28. 

Constance and Harmon Helmericks. 
young, eager, adventurous authors 
with colored film, on ""We Live 
in the Arctic". March 21. 

Richard Lautherbach. Time-Life cor- 
respondent in Russia and the Ori- 
ent, on ""Understanding the Rus- 
sians." April 12. 

Extra Features 

Social Science Forum: The theme 
for this year will be, "The Social 
Sciences: What We Know vs. 
What We Do". Some of the lead- 
ers will be Senator Paul Douglas. 
Illinois: Quincy Wright, Univer- 
sity of Chicago: Caroline Ware, 
American University: and Otto 
Klineberg, Columbia University: 
Louis Hocker, Columbia Univer- 
sity. November 10, 11 and 12. 

Arts Forum: the evening programs 
in Aycock Auditorium will be 
open to season ticket holders. 
Spring, 1950. 

Playlikers will present five public 
performances open to season 
ticket holders. The first will be 
the comedy. "My Sister Eileen". 
Other plays under consideration 
are "The Heiress". "Family Re- 
union". 'Hotel Universe.", and 
"I Remember Mama". 

All programs will be held in Aycock 
Auditorium and will begin 
promptly at 8 p.m. 
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August, 1949 



15 



Gloria Wagner Welti 
Sends Nexus from Sumatra 

Sumatra, Indonesia 
May 18, 1949 
Dear Alumnae News: 

The February issue of The Alumnae 
News arrived here in the "wilds" of 
Sumatra just yesterday. May 17th. No 
matter how long it takes to get here, 
it is a wonderful tie that keeps us 
in touch. Bob, my husband, even re- 
fuses to let me read it until he has fin- 
ished, and I find myself doing the same 
with his Alumni Book, Being just 12.- 
000 miles from home either via the Pa- 
cific or the Atlantic route, you can well 
imagine how much we both enjoy scan- 
nirg the pages for news of friends and 
their families. 

One of the biggest thrills was acciden- 
tally and literally to bump into Anna 
(Winslow) Newbold '43, whose ship 
had anchored almost at our very front 
door. We were living in Sungei Gerong 
at the time, and if it had been a week 
later when we were to move up to Pa- 
lembang, we would have missed Anna. 
Anna and her small son were on their 
way to Bangkok. Siam, to join her hus- 
band, who is with the American consu- 
late there. She spent a few days in Sungei 
Gerong while the ship was unloading, 
but I was sorry we couldn't get up to 
the city of Palembang to show her 
around. There was a smallpox epidemic 
at that time, and people were dying by 
the dozens. From her letters from Bang- 
kok later, she seemed to be enjoying the 
interesting life of Bangkok, And in her 
last letter, the big news is that she is 
moving to Batavia, Java, Batavia is just 
1 J/S hours by plane from here, so I hope 
we shall be seeing each other soon. It 
certainly is a small, small world after all! 

Now for the story of our life. We 
were married June 14, 1947, Bob left 
for Sumatra in August, and I flew out 
here via K. L. M. six months later in 
January 1948. We have been here since 
then and wouldn't trade anything for 
having come. Bob is assistant purchasing 
agent for Standard Vacuum Oil Com- 
pany. You all have probably been read- 
ing of the political upsets in the Dutch 
East Indies, now called Indonesia. I 
don't pretend to know much about poli- 
tics, but assure you that the papers at 
home have undoubtedly played the situ- 
ation up more than is actually necessary. 
We in Palembang have been lucky; there 
has been no action in our immediate 
vicinity, but we find stories and rumors 
drifting in about the action in Java and 
northern Sumatra. We here are always 
the last to learn the news. Everything 
seems to be quiet these days and we 
hope they continue to be. The Indies 
are still in a horrible mess from the Jap 
occupation, and it is a slow recovery they 
are making. The housing is much worse 
than anything in the states, but even in 
the year or so I have been here it is pos- 
sible to see the vast change for the better. 
Standard 'Vacuum has its refinery in 
Sungei Gerong and its offices. There is 
quite a settlement of people in that town 
with facilities for swimming, bowling, 



Faculty Retirements 

On June 30. 1949. three mem- 
bers of the faculty retired: Professor 
J. P. Givler, head of the department 
of Biology; Miss Edna Forney, as- 
sistant treasurer; and Mrs. J. S. 
Hunter, counselor in Gray Hall. 

Professor Givler has bought a 
home on Westover Terrace, in 
Greensboro, and will continue his 
hobby of repairing musical instru- 
ments. Mrs. Hunter is at home in 
Asheville. Miss Edna Forney, who 
has been conducting trips for Louck 
Tours this summer, will be at her 
home on Lake Drive this fall. 



tennis, movies, hospital, schools, Palem- 
bang is about seven miles from the re- 
finery, Palembang being the Big Town, 
The native compounds and Pasar (mar- 
ketplace) are things you have to become 
accustomed to, for they characteristically 
are laden with the strange odors of the 
Far East; but the European sections are 
quiet pretty. We are now living in a 
small house and are very lucky to have 
one. Our servants number three, but that 
doesn't mean we women don't have lots 
of work to do. Cooking is a problem 
out here, there are so many things we 
have to substitute. We close our cook- 
books in disgust when we read recipes 
calling for whipped cream! 

The native people are interesting peo- 
ple to know, I told Bob if I were born 
a native and had a choice. I would want 
to be one of these people. The Malayan 
language is a beautiful one and easy, too. 
Their religion is Mohammedan for the 
most part, and I have been trying to learn 
as much as I can about it. The face of a 
Malayan is uniquie and their dispositions 
are unusually happy ones. 

There are about 250 Americans here 
and so the community spirit is very high. 
For entertainment there are parties and 
dances, movies, and our big beautiful 
golf course. There is never a dull mo- 
ment. We might add that the weather 
here in this part of the tropics is ideal, 
we always seem to have sunshine and 
a cool breeze at the same time. Of course, 
it rains here once in a while, but not 
enough to make us worry like Californ- 
ians do! 

We spent our local leave of two weeks 
in Singapore, and needless to say we had 
a grand time. We really felt like hicks 
from the sticks though. I also spent 10 
days in Batavia, Java, recently visiting. 
Our next trip will be the renowned island 
of Bali. And then our big trip will be 
back to the states in August 1950. which 
will be here before we know it. Be see- 
ing you then. 

Sincerely, 
Gloria (Wagner) Welti '45 
(Mrs. Robert W. Welti) 
Mrs. Robert W. Welti 
N. V. Standard Vacuum Pet. Mij. 
Sungei Gerong, Palembang 
Sumatra. Indonesia 



ALUMNAE EXHIBIT 1896-1949 

IS DISPLAYED DURING 

COMMENCEMENT 

Of particular interest to alumnae and 
visitors during commencement was the 
costume exhibit arranged throughout the 
Alumnae House by Ellen Griffin '40, 
general reunion chairman, and her com- 
mittee. Dresses, scrapbooks, pictures, and 
annuals were displayed along with cos- 
tumes of various periods from 1896 to 
1949. 

Many of the dresses were exhibited on 
mannequins, but the response to the re- 
quest was so much greater than was ex- 
pected that some were hung near the 
tables which were filled with photographs, 
programs, etc. Class day dresses, recital 
dress, evening dresses, sport costumes, even 
pantaloons were on display, marked with 
the name of the wearer and the occasion. 

Among those who sent dresses were 
Susan (Green) Finch '18. who sent her 
recital dress; Marguerite Wright, a gym 
suit of 1915 vintage; Octavia (Jordan) 
Perry '16, her class day dress; Carrie 
(Tabor) Stevens '20, a 1920 gym suit; 
Annette (Bridges) Dulaney '41, a Sun- 
day dress for 1941; Jane Summerell '10, 
class day dress; Virginia (Brown) Doug- 
las '02. a beaded dress along with several 
others; Elizabeth (Sockwell) Scott '34, 
an evening dress. 

The wedding dress worn by Mrs. 
Fodie (Buie) Kenyon '96 and the pic- 
ture of Mrs. Kenyon in her wedding 
gown made a most interesting display. 
An embroidered linen dress and a pair 
of pantaloons made by Mrs. Kenyon also 
attracted much attention. 

A good many of the dresses were given 
to the Home Economics Costume Collec- 
tion and it is the hope of the Costume 
Committee that eventually, dresses of 
each year in the history of the college 
will be added. 

Assisting Ellen Griffin with the cos- 
tume display were Elizabeth Hathaway 
'25, Dorothy Clement '23, Agnes Coxe 
'27, and Valerie (Powell) Jones '40. 



Anne Pitoniak Notv With 
New York Radio 

Anne Pitoniak '43, 96 Perry Street, 
New York, returned from Japan, where 
she was with Army Special Services, early 
in 1948 and has since then been in radio 
work in New York. She has been heard 
in productions, "Adventure Parade," 
"Aunt Jenny", "Radio City Playhouse", 
"Right to Happiness", "Tex and Jinx", 
"Light of the World ", and "McCall's 
On the Air". She has done spot shows 
for Camels, Robert Hall and Swan Soap, 
and her commercials include those for 
Dreft, Oxydol. Swansdown and Toni. 

Anne will be remembered for her ex- 
cellent performances with the Playlikers 
while a student at Woman's College, and 
besides her years with the Army, she 
had two years as a civilian actress and 
has given performances at the Cleveland 
Playhouse. 



The Alumnae News 



Jane Cox Attends 
California Meeting 

Miss Jane Cox. the X-Ray instructor 
in the Department of Physics, attended 
the national meeting of the American 
Society of X-Ray Technicians in San 
Francisco, Cal,. from June 5 to 10. Miss 
Cox was the official delegate from the 
state of North Carolina. She is begin- 
ning her second year as president of the 
North Carolina Society of X-Ray Tech- 
nicians. Miss Cox took with her her own 
exhibit of X-Ray shadowgraphs of flow- 
ers to the convention in California. 



J^ewsfwm the^AlumHae 



Dr. and Mrs. Marc Fricdlaender and 
family took an extended tour to the 
West Coast. 

Miss Edna Forney, who retired in 
June, conducted tours for Loucks Tours 
in Canada during July. 

Mr. and Mrs. Gregory Ivy spent most 
of June and July in California. 

Lettie Hamlett Rogers 
Completes Second Novel 

Mrs. Lettie Hamlett Rogers, assistant 
professor of English at Woman's College, 
and author of the widely read novel. 
"South of Heaven. " has completed her 
second novel and the manuscript is in 
the hands of her publisher, Random 
House. As yet unnamed, the novel is 
scheduled for publication next January. 
Like "South of Heaven," Mrs. Rogers' 
second novel has for its setting China, 
where the author spent her girlhood. 

Mrs. Rogers is also awaiting publica- 
tion of a long short story, "Dust to 
Dust," which she has sold to McCall's 
Magazine. 



Prof. Rene Hardre, of the Woman's 
College, has been elected representative of 
the fifth district of the American Associ- 
ation of Teachers of French and will be 
a delegate to the national convention of 
the organization to be held in San Fran- 
cisco in September. The district repre- 
sented by Professor Hardre comprises six 
southern states. 

Miss Birdie H. Holloway, assistant 
professor of public schools music at 
Woman's College, conducted the work- 
shop on elementary and Junior High 
School music education at the fourth an- 
nual Highlander Festival, sponsored by 
the Highland Park schools of Dallas, 
Texas. April 29 and 30. The Festival 
attracts teachers and children's groups 
from many places in northeastern Texas. 



Miss Schoch Goes to 
Stvitzerland 

Miss Caroline Schoch. who retired as 
head of the Department of German in 
1948, left in May for an indefinite stay 
abroad. She wrote Elizabeth Anne 
Bowles '50 in July that she planned to 
spend the latter half of July and all of 
August and September in Germany and 
Austria. She plans to return to Zurich 
in the fall where she may stay for the 
remainder of the year. 



1894 

Sudie (Israel) Wolfe is spending 
the summer with her brother, 62 
Orange Street, Asheville. 

1895 

Daisy (Bailey) Waitt, 117 Wood- 
burn Road, Raleigh. "After teaching 
a number of years in school and col- 
lege, I am living at home and pursuing 
genealogy, formerly a hobby, on a 
more or less professional basis. With 
the Archives, Land Grant Offices, and 
State Library, much North Carolina 
material is available and I find the 
work most interesting. 

"I have on my desk a card from 
Elizabeth (Patten) Brafford, president 
of the Wake County Alumnae Chap- 
ter, announcing a dinner meeting for 
May 10th. Mrs. Brafford and her board 
have done a fine year's work for the 
chapter." 

1896 

Everlasting President 
Mrs. T. Gilbert Pearson 
(Elsie Weatherly) 
2257 Loring Place 
University Heights, New York City. 

Emily (Asbury) Yoder writes: "The 
past winter I visited my daughter, 
Mrs. Katherine (Yoder) Scharrer, '22, 
in Miami, Fla. I am now visiting my 
daughter, Mrs. Zoe (Yoder) Love, '20, 
in Durham. I visited in Valdosta, Ga., 
a few days on my return from Miami. 
I wished to visit my grandson and 
familv there and see my first great- 
granddaughter, Una Love, daughter of 
Roderick Love, Jr., son of Zoe. I have 
a grandson, Thomas A. Love, studying 
art and music in Duke University. An- 
other grandson. Joe A. Yoder. is with 
the Forestry Service in Washington, 
D. C. I have eleven grandchildren 
and three great-grandchildren. My 
health is fairly good. I have just fin- 
ished quilting- a quilt. I crochet, read, 
write, plav the piano, sew, and keep 
house. I do my cooking, washing and 
ironing. While here, I have picked 
some strawberries. I went over to 
High Point recently to attend a con- 
vention of the State District League 
of Postmasters, of which I am a life 
members, having been a member 25 
years. I am now retired." 

Cammie (Curtis) Wright wrote in 
May that she was looking forward 
with interest to commencement and 
to her 82nd birthday, June 29, 1949. 
"Someone said I was as active as a 
sixteen-year-old girl. Have voted at 
each presidential election since the 
privilege was given us, and attended 
church with my husband every 
Mothers' Day since 1910, including 
May 10, 1949." 



1898 

Everlasting President 

Mrs. R. Murphy Williams 

(Lillie Boney), 

306 Mayflower Drive, Greensboro. 

Lillie (Boney) Williams, 306 May- 
flower Drive, Greensboro, writes: 
"Have collaborated with my husband 
in publishing a book of family records 
— ■ Williams-Murphy Family Records." 

Augusta (Judd) Campbell and her 
family live at 846 Carlton Avenue, 
Lake Wales, Fla. She wrote recently: 
"After attending Woman's College, 'N 
& r at that time, 1894-1895, I went to 
Chowan College, Murfreesboro. I then 
taught in the rural schools of North 
Carolina for four years. In 1901 I 
was married to a distant cousin of 
our Dr. Mclver in old Moore County, 
now Lee County. We bought a farm 
on which we lived for three years, 
when I followed my husband to Flor- 
ida and became something of a pio- 
neer. For thirty-seven years we have 
lived in Lake Wales, site of the beau- 
tiful Singing Tower and home of the 
late Edward Bok. When we came 
here, the school was a one-teacher 
school with some twenty students. 
Now a plant of some 40 or 50 teachers 
and more than 1200 students. With 
our four children, I was in close touch 
with growth of our school, a president 
of Parent-Teacher Association and 
often substituting for teachers. My 
son graduated from the University of 
North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1932, 
so I have also kept in touch with the 
Old North State and her wonderful 
advancements." 

Myrtle (Sharpe) Furches, 259 Kelly 
St., Statesville, writes: "I was in Col- 
lege from 1894-'95 and '95 and '96. I 
was married to Mr. Furches Decem- 
ber 31, 1896. Mr. Furches died Octo- 
ber 23, 1943. We had eight children 
and all are living. One, Clayton, is at 
Jefferson Standard Life Insurance Co. 
Two are with me in the old home." 

1899 

Everlasting President 
Mrs. M. H. Willis 
(Rosalind Sheppard) 
673 West End Boulevard 
Winston-Salem, N. C. 

Isabella (Brown) Funke. who is a 

chiropractor living in Waynesville. 
N. C, still carries on her practice, but 
says she finds it best to avoid crowds 
and excitement. 

Eugenia Jamison, Rt. 3, Mooresville. 
writes that she would have enjoyed 
the reunion so much. She regrets los- 
ing her class picture in a fire in 1936, 
and says she has a hard time trying 
to visualize the faces of her classmates 
fifty years after graduation. 



August, 1949 



17 



Fannie McClees, of Wilmington, 
writes that she retired after teaching 
forty-six years and is now enjoying 
the things she was unable to do while 
teaching. She has an apartment in the 
home of a friend there in Wilmington. 
She reads, sews, does fancy work, and 
teaches a Sunday School class of nine- 
year-old girls. She makes and sells 
baby sets, which work she enjoys very 
much. 

Berta Melvin has moved from 
Greensboro to "The Methodist Home," 
Rt. 8, Box 533, Charlotte. She taught 
school until 1939 when her health 
made it necessary to give up teaching. 

Susie (Middleton) Thorpe of Rocky 
Mount, wrote that she had hoped to 
attend the 1899 reunion, but was not 
feeling well and was unable to make 
it. She says she hopes to be able to 
attend the next reunion. 

She went to California in June to 
visit one of her daughters who is mar- 
ried and lives out there. She has four 
fine children, a son and three daugh- 
ters, all of whom are married. 

Bessie Moody says that she and her 
sister had to be in Milton, Fla., just 
at the time of the reunion. They lost 
their brother a year and a half ago, 
and they are carrying on. They have 
a six-acre place in Florida. 

Mattie (Moore) Taylor, who was 
here for commencement, wrote in 
May: "Mr. Taylor and I have lived in 
South Carolina since our marriage in 
1904. We have lived in Florence 42 
years. Mr. Taylor passed on in June, 

1944, and our second son died in June, 

1945. Since these trying years, life 
seems to almost 'styme' me. How- 
ever, two beautiful grandchildren have 
added much to my happiness." 

Elizabeth (Smithwick) Smith, Rt. 2, 
Windsor, wrote Jessie (Whitaker) 
Ricks in June saying how sorry she 
was not to come to the Fiftieth Re- 
union and sending best wishes to the 
Class of 1899. She has lived alone 
since her husband's death in 1946. "I 
have chickens and a garden and my 
hobby is fancy work." 

Frances Suttles lives in Asheville. 
She suffers from arthritis but enjoys 
reading aloud to her friends at the 
convalescent home. Miss Bessie Moody 
visited her in June and says she is 
just as cheerful and good as she has 
always been. 

Nellie (Whitfield) Shaw, Laurin- 
burg, had hoped to be present for the 
reunion, but her 91-year old father 
broke his hip and died in June. Both 
of her daughters are married, and 
there are three grandsons. Her older 
son was married in April, and the 
younger son lives at home with her 
and her husband. 

Bettie (Wright) Smith of New Bern 
writes that she had hoped till the last 
minute to be able to be present for 
the reunion. She thought of the class 
of 1899 all day, she says, wondering 
who was there. 

She and her husband have retired, 
both of them having been active in 
school work. They have three chil- 
dren, two daughters and one son. The 
son and one daughter, who lives in 



California, are married. The younger 
daughter teaches in the Charlotte City 
Schools. Her son lost sight in one of 
his eyes, due to an injury, while at 
Edg'ewood Arsenal during the war. On 
account of this, he had to give up his 
splendid job in research work with 
Air Reduction Co., and go to Bucknell 
University, Penn., where he teaches 
chemical engineering. She has four 
grandchildren, three girls, and a boy. 

Fiftieth Anniversary of 
Class of 1899 

The Class of 18<)9 had a most enjoy- 
able Fiftieth Anniversary Luncheon Sat- 
urday, May 28, in the private dining 
room of the Home Economics Cafeteria. 
Eleven members of the class, several from 
earlier classes and Miss Em Austin, Miss 
Mary Petty and Miss Annie Petty, special 
guests, were present. 

White place cards tied with red rib- 
bon and printed in red ink marked each 
member's place and the class colors were 
used in the centerpiece of large crimson 
carnations (the class iflower) and fern. 
Running from the centerpiece were gar- 
lands of fern and carnations. A red rib- 
bon from each place card to the flowers 
made a very effective table and each per- 
son was given a red carnation as a favor. 

Each member of the class told what 
she had been doing and about her family, 
and news of those who could not come 
gave much pleasure. 

Mrs. Jessie Whitaker Ricks was the 
gracious presiding officer in the absence of 
Mrs. Rosalind Shepard Willis, who was 
unable to come at the last minute.. Ar- 
rangements for the meeting had been 
macie by Mrs, Willis and Mrs. Ricks. 

Eleven members of the class have gone, 
and at the close of the meeting the group 
bowed heads for a few seconds in mem- 
ory of them. 

Those present voted to hold the next 
'99 Reunion in 1953 with Mrs. Lucy 
Coffin Ragsdale and Mrs. Gary Ogburn 
Jones as hostesses. The ony regret of 
the reunion was that every living mem- 
ber of the class could not be present. 



1900 

Everlasting President 

Mrs. Wade Barrier 

(Mittie P. Lewis) 

Box 1434, Wilmington, N. C. 

Johnsie Colt has moved to Platts- 
burg, N. Y., where she keeps house 
for her brother. Prof. J. Knox Colt, 
head of the departments of philosophy 
and psychology at Champlain College. 
Miss Coit retired from teaching in 
1942. 

Mittie (Lewis) Barrier writes that 
owing to an illness in her family, she 
was unable to plan a reunion for the 
Class of 1900 for 1949, but that every 
member of the class must be ready to 
have a big reunion to celebrate the 
50th anniversary in 1950. 

Lelia Judson Tuttle, Tuttlefields, 
Route 6, Lenoir, N. C: "I am contin- 
uing to be occupied with church and 
community work, with rather frequent 
talks on China and with exhibits here 



at home of my collection of China's 
Arts and Crafts." 

1903 

Myrtle (Detwiler) Sales, Fletcher, 
writes: "Everything is much the same 
with me. I have three grand-children, 
one grandson and two granddaugh- 
ters. My youngest daughter has moved 
to Allentown, Pa., to make her home. 
I have three children, a son and two 
daughters. I take an active part in 
church work, am president of our 
W.S.C.S. and sub-district chairman of 
the work in the Asheville district. I 
am still writing a column for a Hen- 
derson County weekly newspaper." 

1904 

Everlasting President 
Florence Ledbetter 

427 Park Lane Circle, 
Orlando, Fla. 

Katie (Beaman) Barr's address is 
1668 Osceola St., Jacksonville, Fla. 

Fannie Victoria Byerly wrote in 
May: "Am nursing in Lexington, and 
have been on duty with the same 
sweet patient for 16 months, and have 
not missed a night during this time." 

1906 

Everlasting- President 

Mrs. J. R. Bennett (Josie Doub) 
126 Harris Street 
Rocky Mount, N. C. 

Pauline (Duncan) Boykin's address 
is 1405 Belvedere Ave., Jacksonville, 
Fla. 

Margaret Horsfield, 270 South Lime- 
stone Street, Lexington, Ky. "I am 
planning to attend the AAUW Con- 
vention in Seattle in June and the 
Modern Language Meetings in San 
Francisco in September, seeing the 
west coast between the two, and pos- 
sibly Alaska." 

1907 

Everlasting President 
Mary Exum 
Snow Hill, N. C. 

Florence Gray, Stuart Robinson 
School, Blackey, Kentucky. "Having 
completed forty-two years of uninter- 
rupted work in the teaching field, I 
expect to retire the coming year. 
Served eighteen years in the public 
schools of North Carolina. Have 
served twenty-four years in the Stuart 
Robinson School, a secondary institu- 
tion under the Southern Presbyterian 
Church. Was principal of this school 
for five years. In addition to com- 
pleting work for A.B. degree in 1931 
at Woman's College, have studied Li- 
brary Science at the University of 
Kentucky two summers to qualify as 
a teacher-librarian." 

May (Lovelace) Tomlinson, 529 
Parkway, High Point, has been re- 
appointed to serve eight more years 
on the University Board of Trustees. 
She now has three grandsons, James 
E. Foscue, Jr., Charles Tomlinson Fos- 
cue, and Van Wyck Hoke Webb, Jr. 

Alice (Spruill) Willey, 2001 South 



The Alumnae News 




1907 REUNION M\\ 28 1049 

Seated, left to right: Mary (Strudwick) Berry. May (Lovelace) Tomlinson, Win- 
nie Harper, Mary Exum, Marjorie (Kennedy) White, Willie (Spainhour) Grier, 
Standing, left to right: Alma (Cunningham) McCain. Inez (Koonce) Stacey, 
Mary (Reid) Idol, Eleanor (Elliott) Carroll, Sulie Whitakcr. Belle Hampton. 



Center Street, Terre Haute, Ind., sent 
clippings and a program recently 
about her daughter, Alice Willey 
Green, pianist. Mrs. Green, who lives 
in Detroit, an alumna of Oberlin Con- 
servatory of Music and Eastman 
School of Music, is also a member of 
Mu Phi Epsilon fraternity. She was 
presented in concert by the Terre 
Haute Symphony Orchestra Associa- 
tion, April 12, 1949. 



1907 Reunion 

The twelve of us who met for lunch- 
eon at the O, Henry Hotel at one o'clock 
on Alumnae Day had a wonderful time 
together talking of by-gone days, and 
particularly, hearing news of those of 
you who were absent. We missed all of 
you, and wished we could have had news 
of everybody. 

Five of the six, who had written let- 
ters and cards to the others before com- 
mencement, were present. Eula Blue 
wrote that she couldn't come because of 
the feebleness of her 96-year-old mother. 
The ones who were there were Lulie 
Whitaker, May (Lovelace) Tomlinson, 
Mary (Reid) Idol, Belle Hampton. Win- 
nie Harper, Mary (Strudwick) Berry, 
Marjorie (Kennedy) White, Willie 
(Spainhour) Greer, Eleanor (Elliott) 
Carroll, Alma (Cunningham) McCain. 
Inez (Koonce) Stacy, and myself. Clare 
(Case) Ingram. Ethel Dalton and Flor- 
ence Ledbetter had expected to be there 
but didn't make it at the last minute. 
Letters and cards came from Rosa Lee 
Dixon, Ethel Lyon, Mattie Kate Shaw, 
Margaret (Call) Thompson, Sue (Wil- 
liams) Williams, and Jane (Robinson) 
Pearson, saying their own illness or that 
of a member of their family would pre- 
vent their coming. 

How I did wish every one could have 
been present at the Alumnae Meeting to 
bear Dr, Jackson tell of the wonderful 
growth planned for the college during the 
next few years. 

Be sure that you begin to make plans 
now to go to our 50th reunion eight 
years hence. 

Mary Exum, 
Everlasting Vice-President. 



1909 

Everlasting President 
Mrs. Major T. Smith 
(Nettie Dixon) 
243 Maple Avenue, Reidsville, N. C. 

Flieda Johnson wrote in July that 
she was leaving for a two weeks "Sa- 
guenay Cruise" which included Mon- 
treal, Quebec, a cruise up the St. Law- 
rence, and back through the New Eng- 
land States with stops in Boston and 
New York. Edna Forney '08 conducted 
the trip for the Loucks Tours. 

Lola (Lasley) Dameron, 206 Union 
Ave., Burlington, has two sons, both 
of whom were in the war, but returned 
safely. The older one, Edgar S. W. 
Dameron, Jr., is a law graduate and 
is in business with his father. John 
Lasley Dameron, who was with the 
Navy at Iwo Jima, is a senior at 
U. N. C. and is studying personnel 
management. 

Jessie (Smoak) Pharr will begin 
her twenty-sixth year of teaching at 
Wilkesboro High School in September. 
Her daughter, Elizabeth, graduated 
Cum Laude in May from Appalachian 
College. 



1909 Ruby Reunion 

Evelyn (Gudger) Roberts of Marshall. 
N. C, writes of the 1909 Ruby Re- 
union : 

"Our 40 year reunion was a success! 
1 had the best time during the day I 
spent at the College that I ever had any- 
where and will be thinking of it for a 
long, long time, I saw so many old 
friends that I had not expected to meet." 

Evelyn had never been back to W. C. 
since 1909. She brought her handsome 
son. Landon, with her. Just one letter 
like Evelyn's is enough to make Ellen 
Griffin '40, reunion chairmain, forget the 
work it took to make the reunion a 
happy occasion. 

Jane Summerell was hostess for the 
College at our luncheon in South Dining 
Hall. She had everything perfect. How- 
ever some of the naughty niners' forgot 
their forty years and led by their honor- 
ary member Senator Frank Graham, they 
went down the line to serve their own 
plates. As soon as Jane got us seated, 
Lola (Lasley) Dameron of Burlington 
presented Mrs, Graham a white carna- 
tion corsage tied with our class colors 
blue and white. We fell in love with the 
charming wife of our senator from North 
Carolina, and she is now a member of 
our class. Edna (Duke) Johnson of Mt. 
Airy, pinned a boutonniere on our class 
mascot. Robert A. Merritt, a Greensboro 
attorney. Robert promised to come to 
our fiftieth reunion. Florence Landis trav- 
elled all night from Washington, D, C 
so she could be with us. She gave Jane 
her carnation, Evelyn (Gudger) Roberts 
gave Frank Graham his flower. 

We behaved very much like Freshmen 
as we talked of old times, old friends, 
and as we exchanged pictures of our 
families. We told amusing incidents of 
1905-1909, Some of us as Freshmen 
had a good time jumping over the shrubs 
down College Avenue. AH material for 
our 1909 Scrap Book will be sent to 
Nettie (Dixon) Smith. Jean (Booth) 
Matheson joined us at the Alumnae Meet- 
ing. Six out of a membership of 1 8 is a 
good record. We had flowers for Mary 
(Mitchell) Sellars' grave and also for 
Mr. and Mrs. Guy Roberts' son. 

It was a happy occasion and we missed 
those of you who could not come. 

Nettie (Dixon) Smith. 
Everlasting President. 




CLASS OF 1909 REUNION MAY 28, 1949 

Left to right: Senator Frank P. Graham, Florence Landis, Evelyn (Gudger) 
Roberts, Robert Merritt. Mascot, Nettie (Dixion) Smith, president: Lola (Lasley) 
Dameron, Mrs. Frank Graham. Edna (Duke) Johnson. 



August, 1949 



19 



1913 

Everlasting president 

Mrs. S. S. Coe (Verta Idol), 
219 Hillcrest Drive, 
High Point, N. C. 

Eula (Alexander) Grose lives in 
Statesville. She wrote recently: "My 
daughter, Mary Jean, finished at 
A.S.T.C. and is teaching science in the 
Statesville High Schools." 

Lillian (Crisp) Lawrence, Falkland, 
N. C. "I am teaching the 7th grade 
in Falkland school. My daughter, Eve- 
lyn Gorham Lawrence, will be a mem- 
ber of the sophomore class at Wom- 
an's College this coming year." 

Verta (Idol) Coe, 219 Hillcrest 
Drive, High Point. "For fifteen years 
now, I've been back in the teaching 
realm — after rearing my two daugh- 
ters, and following the loss of my hus- 
band. One followed in my footsteps 
and is an English teacher. The other 
lives with me, she, with her fine hus- 
band and three live-wii-e boys, now 
seven, four and three. There is never 
a dull moment in our home! I am 
principal of the Emma Blair Element- 
ary School here in High Point, and 
love everything about my work. My 
600 boys and girls can't be beat!" 

1914 

Everlasting President 

Mrs. J. H. McEwen (Iris Holt) 
Brookwood, Burlington, N. C. 

Fan (Darlington) Todd, 601 West 
Hillcrest, Gastonia. "The most inter- 
esting thing I've done during the last 
few months has been directing Dupli- 
cate Bridge tournaments at Gastonia 
Country Club, Kings Mountain Coun- 
try Club, and at the Gastonia Wom- 
an's Club. Being a Duplicate Bridge 
tournament director calls for all the 
faculties of a strict school teacher, for 
every rule must be followed exactly." 

Mary (Green) Matthews writes: "I 
have completed in May, a two-year 
term as president of the Thomasville 
Business and Professional Women's 
Club. As Librarian at the Thomasville 
branch of the Davidson County Public 
Library, I am in touch with much 
community activity. But my chief in- 
terest is in my three grandchildren, 
two girls, Janet and Paige whose 
mother is Susannah (Matthews) New- 
some '44 and a boy, Roger Hardin 
Matthews, whose father is Roger Mat- 
thews, my son." 

1915 

Everlasting President 
Katherine Erwin 

1333 16th Street, Washington, D. C. 

Anne Albright wrote in May: "My 
trips to Woman's College to attend 
the Social Science Forum, and to Chi- 
cago to see a few shows and then at- 
tend the annual meeting of National 
Association of Deans of Women, 'con- 
tent me' to stay in Cullowhee and 
Waynesville the rest of the time 
teaching, counseling and gardening. 
My college roommate, Mamie Eaton 
Fleming and our classmate Cora 



(Sloan) Caldwell visited me in Cullow- 
hee last June. Verta (Idol) Coe,, her 
sister Vera Idol, and Clara Byrd are 

visiting me in Waynesville in August." 
Cora Belle (Sloan) Caldwell is now 
living at 1501 Fairmont St., Greens- 
boro. 

1916 

Jeannette (Cox) Amand, 120 S. 16th 
St., Wilmington, writes: "Returned 
last week, completing a tour of 12 dis- 
trict meetings, U.D.C. As First Vice- 
President, N. C. Division, it was my 
privilege to assist in presenting the 
work of the U.D.C. We enjoyed beau- 
tiful weather except for the last four 
days when we were in the Piedmont 
and mountainous sections of the State. 
While I was in Greensboro, our party 
had the pleasure of being guests of 
the Greensboro Historical Book Club, 
Miss Clara Byrd, President." 

Mary Jane (Dorrity) Stimson, RFD 
2, Box 133, Morganton, N. C, writes: 
"Since the death of my husband in 
June 1945, it has been my good for- 
tune and pleasure to teach again. It 
has been a greater privilege to teach, 
because my experience as a wife and 
mother has given me a closer contact 
with the value of a good foundation 
in our education. As Dr. Foust used 
to tell us: "He that knows that he 
knows is wise, follow him.' It helps to 
teach if one knows why one needs to 
know. Life has taught me this. There- 
fore, my pupils profit partly from my 
own experiences. Last winter, some 
185 or more pupils and I worked to- 
gether in wrestling with arithmetic, 
algebra, goemetry, and English in 
Madison High School. 

"A serious major operation kept me 
out of school only four weeks. My 
health is now excellent. My fifteen- 
year-old son, Benjamin Eugene, and I 
are spending the summer at our little 
cottage on Lake James, where we will 
be until school opens in the fall." 

Sadie (McBrayer) McCain, South- 
ern Pines, N. C, is teaching 5th and 
6th grades at Vass Lakeview School 
in Moore County. She is taking a 4- 
hour U.N.C. Extension course at Car- 
thage Center and a 2-hour correspond- 
ence course. Alberta Monroe '16 
teaches at Vass, and Genevieve 
Moore, another '16 teaches at Aber- 
deen. 

1917 

Everlasting President 

Mrs. Fred Rypins (Ruth Roth), 
613 Woodland Drive, Greensboro. 

Gladys (Emerson) Emerson has 

been living at 1312 West Alameda 
Ave., Burbank, Calif., since the death 
of her husband last year. 

Nina Belle (Horton) Avery, 1207 
Greycourt Ave., Richmond, Va., is at- 
tending the Southwest Regional Con- 
ference of the National Federation of 
Business and Professional Women's 
Clubs in Louisville, Ky., in August. 
She is president of the Richmond 
Association of Railroad Women and 
was indorsed for vice-president at the 
convention of the Virginia Federation 
of B. and P. W. 



Juanita (McDougald) Mel choir 

wrote in July: "I have just returned 
to my home from a very stimulating 
trip to Wichita, Kansas, where I 
assisted in a workshop for teachers 
sponsored by Wichita University and 
Board of Education for the Teachers 
of Wichita. I loved Kansas wheat 
fields, oil and airplane industry, cattle, 
and most of all the Kansas spirit 
which was at the root of a busy, inter- 
esting life for all. There was a lot of 
the pioneer spirit, even in teaching!" 

1918 

Everlasting President 
Mrs. W. B. Richardson 
(Marie Lineberger) 

244 Maple Ave., Reidsville, N. C. 

Esther (Clapp) Jones, Red Oak, 

N. C. "I'm still trying to improve my 
flower garden and library." 

Margaret (Matthews) Raiford, Er- 
win, was here for Commencement to 
see her daughter, Anne, graduate. 

Ruth Wyche's new address is 945 
W. Stetson Avenue, Orlando, Florida. 

1919 

Everlasting President 
Marjorie Craig- 
Brevard College, Brevard, N. C. 

Hilda (Loftin) Hudson is Home 
Demonstration Agent in Union County 
and lives in Waxhaw. Her daughter, 
Sally Hudson '48, is a stewardess with 
American Airlines stationed at Fort 
Worth, Texas. 

Frances (Vaughn) Wilson, 1101 
Mass. Ave. N. W., Apt. 304, Washing- 
ton 5, D. C. "I am still enjoying my 
life in Washington. I now have a cozy 
little apartment which I enjoy a lot." 

Annie Preston (Heilig) Fearring- 
ton, 666 N. Spring Street, Winston- 
Salem, is Vice-President of the N. C. 
Chapter American Association of 
Teachers of French. 

1920 

Everlasting President 
Natalie CoflFey 

711 McCuIloch Street, Raleigh, N. C. 

Bessie (Walker) Morrison's new ad- 
dress is 224 Edgedale Drive, High 
Point, N. C. 

1921 

Everlasting President 
Mrs. C. Parker Poole 
(Mildred Barrington) 

Fort Bragg Rd., Fayetteville, N. C. 

Annie (Cummings) Lassiter, 1910 
Nunn St., Wilmington, wrote in May: 
"My son, William Edmund (better 
known as Bill) will be a senior at Har- 
vard next year. My daughter, Sarah 
Channing, will be a junior in high 
school and is looking forward to going 
to W. C. My youngest daughter, Anne, 
enters high school in the fall." 

Mary Sue (Weaver) Allison, 414 
\yestover Terrace, Greensboro. "I con- 
tinue to teach and love it. My daugh- 
ter, Sarah Long Allison Hubbard, at- 
tended W.C.U.N.C. two years. She 



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transferred to The College of William 
and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia, 
from which she graduated with hon- 
ors, June 12, 1949." 

1922 

Everlasting President 
Mrs. Albert L. Bechtold 
(Martha Bradley) 

1419 Lexington Avenue, Charlotte. 

Mabel (Stamper) Hallenbeck, 50 

Rumford Street, West Hartford 7, 
Conn., wrote in July: "Our daughter, 
Ann, graduated with honors from high 
school in June and will enter Oberlin 
College in Ohio in the fall. Younger 
daughter, Janet, graduated from 
Junior High this spring. Both were 
editors-in-chief of their respective 
year books. Proud parents!" 

1923 

Everlasting President 
Mrs. A. H. Lathrop 
(Virginia Terrell) 
4 Woodlink Road, Asheville, N. C. 

Mavis (Goodman) Alexander, .3842 
Drury Avenue, Macon, Georgia, has 
been operating her husband's insur- 
ance business there since his death. 
She has two children: Thomas, who 
expects to graduate from U.N.C. in 
1950, and Margery Fay, 10. 

Miriam F. GooNiwin's new address 
is 2434 E. 8th Street, Tucson, Arizona. 

Catharine (Landon) de Tarnowsky, 
815 Maryland Ave., N. E., Washington 
2, D. C, writes: "I am working for 
the Disability Benefits Division of the 
Welfare and Retirement Fund of 
United Mine Workers. It is most sat- 
isfying, and I am learning about the 
hazards of mining. My husband is 
working on what we call 'Business 
Tools for Economic Interpretation.' 
He is now in Los Angeles working up 
some institutes and will present one 
of the tools at the Colorado Bankers 
Convention at the end of this month. 
We — and I do mean we — have spent 
about four years developing his ideas. 
That is my real interest in life. 

"Hiking is my hobby — yesterday, 
did about 12 miles and that is one of 
the shorter trips. When Ivan is here, 
we spend every week-end camping out 
in nearby mountains. For a person 
who never went in for the rugged life, 
I am doing fairly well." 

Virginia (Terrell) Lathrop has been 
appointed to the University Board of 
Trustees to serve eight years. 

Susie (West) Mendenhall wrote re- 
cently: "While en route to Brevard, 
N. C, taking our son, Dickie, age 15, 
to the music camp, Transylvania, we 
had a good visit in Asheville with the 
Albert Lathrops. Terry Lathrop, age 
14, and our son, Dickie, were happy to 
renew a friendship begun when they 
were very young while we lived in 
Burlington. No doubt the Lathrops 
heaved a great sigh of relief when 
the Mendenhalls left, for our six-year- 
old David got lost while looking for 
the two older boys. While Virginia 
and I scoured the neighborhood on 
foot searching for the little lost sheep, 



and the males (as usual) were riding 
around looking, up drove two Ashe- 
ville policemen with lost David. There 
was great rejoicing and appreciation 
with sighs of relief. All conceded there 
is never a dull moment with little boys 
around. The Lathrops have such a 
lovely place overlooking the Grove 
Park Inn Golf Links, so delightfully 
cool, I recommend all '23's spend their 
vacation there!" The Mendenhalls live 
at 197 Highland Avenue, Athens, Ga. 
Stella (Williams) Anderson was 
elected president of the North Caro- 
lina Federation of Women's Clubs for 
the next two years at their meeting 
in Goldsboro, April 20. 

1924 

Everlasting President 

Mrs. J. C. Kesler (Ethel Royal), 
833 Lockland Ave., Winston-Salem. 

Lois (Barrett) Hunter, Friendly 
Rd., Greensboro, worked with Cone 
Export Co. for several years. Her son, 
Clyde Taylor, is a student at David- 
son College. She also has two step- . 
daughters. 

Edna (Bell) Sitler, address: 29-32 
167th St., Flushing, L. I., N. Y. 

Jimmie (Blanchard) Hand, Gates- 
ville, whose daughter, Dorothy, grad- 
uated this year at Woman's College, 
was here to take part in commence- 
ment activities as well as the 25th Re- 
union of her class. She also stopped 
by Winston to see her son and grand- 
son at Bowman Gray. 

Mary (Brannoek) Blauch, who lives 
in Washington, D. C, has one son, 
James L. She has her Master's and 
Ph.D. degrees in chemistry. 

Mary Elizabeth (Brooks) Bowden 
lives at 209 Washington St., Kinston. 

Edith (Caldwell) Talley lives in 
Wilson. 

Ruth Campbell is teaching in 
Guatemala City. Her address is: 9 
Calle Pontiente No. 16, Guatemala 
City, Guatemala, C. A. • 

Hettie Mae (Cannon) White, Con- 
way, wrote in May: "I married a 
lawyer-farmer who was state repre- 
sentative in 1933. He retired from 
politics when he became Postmaster, 
which position he now holds along 
with above mentioned profession. We 
have four children, three daughters 
and one son. Kathleen (Cannon) 
Woodard is a 1945 graduate of W. C; 
Mrs. Montie E. Jenkins, who trans- 
ferred from W. C. after her freshman 
year to Wake Forest, graduated in 
1948, also marrying the same year. 
She is teaching in Boykins, Va. Betty, 
the youngest daughter, has inter- 
rupted her freshman year at E.C.T.C. 
at Greenville in favor of marriage 
which is to take place in the near 
future. Mr. White and I will be left 
with a nine-year-old son, R. Jennings, 
Jr., of whom we are expecting great 
things. I have no honors, except that 
of being a mother and a homemaker. 
I have squeezed in time to be P.-T. A. 
president two or three times, local 
president, district chairman and state 
First Vice President of the American 
Legion Auxiliary. At present, my 
chief activity is serving as local Presi- 



dent of Women's Missionary Society 
of the Baptist Church in Conway. Also 
Mission Study Chairman of the West 
Chowan Association and the Elizabeth 
City Division of our State Women's 
Missionary Union." 

Rena (CJole) Parks lives in Burling- 
ton where her husband is connected 
with the Railway Express Agency. 
Their daughter, Serena, is 8 years old. 
Rena spent two weeks at the School of 
Fine Arts in Burnsville in July attend- 
ing D)-. Jackson's class in "Represent- 
ative Americans." 

Sara (Cowan) Richardson lives in 
Monroe. They have a son 8 and a 
daughter 10. 

Inez (Crowder) Teague, Hamlet. 
"My husband and I made a very in- 
teresting trip to the West Coast last 
summer, visiting many points of in- 
terest. We have just returned from 
several months in Florida." 

Dorothy (Dixon) Schulken is a 
bookkeeper in Charlotte. She has a 
daughter 12, a married son, and a 
granddaughter. 

Sue (Ervin) Pulver, who lives in 
Washington, is spending the summer 
at Jady Hill, Exeter, N. H., with her 
three daughters. 

Marita (Frye) Carrithers, Route 4, 
Box 80, Hickory. "I started my grad- 
uate work at Chapel Hill in '46 in 
School Health work, but had to trans- 
fer to Appalachian at Boone so I can 
be near home and my mother who is 
in very poor health. I hope to get my 
Master's in August '50 in the field of 
elementary education, that being the 
only field offered there at present. I 
am also doing right much church 
work, Woman's Club, and B.P.W. Club 
work and for the first time in my life 
I am thoroughly enjoying gardening 
with the help of a couple of my little 
eighth grade boys." 

Sara (Griggs) Oden, who lives in 
Washington, D. C, has a daughter at 
Woman's College. 

Martha (Hamilton) Morgan makes 
her home in Spartanljurg, S. C, where 
her husband is head of the department 
of English and Dean of the Faculty 
of Converse College. They have two 
sons, 13 and nine. 

Sarah (Hamilton) Matheson and 
her husband, who is a retired Presby- 
terian Ministei', live in Gainesville, 
Fla., and spend the summer in West- 
ern North Carolina. She does substi- 
tute teaching and is very active in 
church and A.A.U.W. work. 

Ann (Harrelson) Floyd who taught 
school for a while, is now a buyer for 
the ready-to-wear department of Ellis, 
Stone &"Co. 

Alice (Harrold) Lee, 127 Edwin 
Place, Asheville, is Vice-Chairman of 
the Asheville City School Board. Her 
elder daughter, Betsy, will enter 
Woman's College this fall. 

Blanche (Hedgecock) Owen, who 
lives near High Point, has been a 
widow for fifteen years. She helped 
organize the 4-H Club work in Guil- 
ford County and has taught school, 
operated a farm, and reared her own 
child and two of her brother's children. 

Sara Virginia (Heilig) Stevens lives 
in Salisbury, where she taught for 



August, 1949 



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several years. Their son finished 
Junior High this year. 

Catherine (Hollister) Morrison lives 
in Gastonia, and has three children, 
a son at State College and two daugh- 
ters, 15 and 12. 

Anne (Hornaday) Henry,, Clover, 
S. C, has two older boys and a daugh- 
ter five years old. 

Blossom (Hudnell) Thomas taught 
one year and moved to Greensboro, 
where she has lived since. Her son, 22, 
is a student at Wake Forest. 

Elizabeth (Hunt) Adkins does some 
substitute teaching in Robersonville. 
Elizabeth (Hunter) Ellis is practic- 
ing medicine in Greensboro. 

Thelma (Jackson) Bias and her hus- 
band, Clyde, live in Salisbury. She is 
still teaching and they have one mar- 
ried son. 

Faith (Johnson) Bunn and her hus- 
band have lived in Clinton 18 years, 
where they run the hotel. They have 
one son 14%. 

Celeste (Jonas) Gibson teaches mu- 
sic at Gibson. 

Elizabeth (Jones) Hoyle is now liv- 
in in Thomasville. 

Annie M. (Kirk) Whitaker has been 
living at Oak Ridge since graduation. 
Her son is a junior at Carolina. 

Antoinette (Leotsch) Mock lives at 
29 Albion Rd., Wellesley Hills 82, 
Massachusetts. 

Ina May (Leroy) Butler teaches at 
a Catholic Parochial School in New 
York City. She has two grown daugh- 
ters. 

Beulah McKenzie has completed her 
graduate work at the University of 
Chicago and is a medical social worker 
in a Chicago hospital. Her address is: 
4865 S. Lake Park, Chicago 15, HI. 

Bertha (McRorie) Dalton, who lives 
in Forest City, has three children, two 
of them are in grammar school and 
the baby is 2 1/2. 

Margaret (Martin) Graham, 825 
Lamar Ave., Charlotte, has two chil- 
dren, Ann 17, and Tommy 12. 

Evelyn (Mendenhall) Thompson, 712 
Sunset Dr., High Point, is a member 
of the high school P.-T. A., Woman's 
Club, A.A.U.W., Girl Scouts, Com- 
munity Chest Board, and the Friends 
Church. Her daughter Marietta, who 
graduated from Woman's College is 
married, and her son, Dick, finished 
High School this year. 

Cleo (Mitchell) Espy, 409 Prospect 
St., New Haven 11, Conn., will be in 
New Haven until October 1 while her 
husband is teaching and studying at 
Yale Divinity School. Before her mar- 
riage in 1944, she studied at Yale Uni- 
versity also, receiving her B.D. and 
M.A. degrees, and doing work on her 
Ph.D. Following this, she taught Bible 
and Religious Education, and directed 
Religious Activities at Meredith Col- 
lege 1943-1944. After October 1, her 
address will be .31 Washington Square 
West, New York 11, N. Y. 

Sudie (Mitchell) Gillespie of Col- 
lege Station, Texas, came 1200 miles 
to Commencement for the 25th Re- 
union. She met Cleo who was here 
from New Haven, Conn., for the week- 
end also. 




Class of I924 reunion Luncheon May 28. 1949 

Head table, left to right: Julia (Ross) Lambert: Chancellor W. C. Jackson: 
Ethel (Royal) Kesler, president: Olive (Webb) Wbaiton: Mrs. W. C. Jackson: 
Helen (Murchison) Tucker. Foreground, left to right: Sarah (Hamilton) Matbe- 
son, Martha (Hamilton) Morgan, Daisy (Stephens) Norton, Mary (Stacy) Wor- 
sham, Mary (Brannock) Blauch, Ann (Hornaday) Henry, Sara (Cowan) Richard- 
son, Catherine (Hollister) Morrison, and Ruth (Wilkins) Sikes. 



Helen (Murchison) Tucker, who lives 
in Burlington, has two sons. The 
youngest finished high school this 
year. 

Elizabeth (Naylor) Valentine, 1312 
Broad St., Durham, is teaching there. 

Argent (Quinerly) Smith lives at 
Poplar Branch, N. C. She has two 
sons, one at State College and the 
other 13. Her husband died two years 
ago. 

Alice Rankin, who has been teach- 
ing in Washington for many years, 
lives at 2013 New Hampshire Ave, 
N. W. 

Helen (Reid) Pickler has made her 
home in Greenville, S. C, for twenty 
years. She was unable to attend the 
reunion this year because she and her 
husband were celebrating their 23rd 
wedding anniversary with a trip to 
New York at that time. 

Susie (Roberts) Rose lives in Platts- 
burg, N. Y., where she is on the Home 
Economics faculty of State Teachers 
College. Her daughter. Sue, is a 
junior at Swarthmore. 

Josephine (Robinson) Smith lives in 
Robersonville where she has taught 
public school music. Her son is 16. 

Ethel (Royal) Kesler, Virginia 
Beach, Va., was here for Commence- 
ment to see her daughter Ethel, grad- 
uate and to preside at the Class of '24 
Reunion. She has another davighter, 
14, who attends Maury High School. 
The Keslers are living temporarily at 
Virginia Beach where he is in the Gen- 
eral Contracting business. 

Maie Sanders, 411 N. Third St., Wil- 
mington, is teaching. 

Rachel (Scarborough) Arthur, 404 
E. 14th St., Greenville, N. C, has two 
sons, eleven and eight. 

Louisa (Sherwood) Homewood and 
her husband, who is an Army officer, 
live at 500 S. Elam Ave., Greensboro. 

Elizabeth Simkins teaches at West- 
ern Maryland College, Westminster, 
Maryland. 



Lena (Smith) Farrell lives in Gra- 
ham, and has two sons, 11 and 16. 
Daisy (Stephens) Norton and her 

husband, who is a retired Army officer, 
are living in Durham where she is 
serving on the Y.W.C.A. Board. They 
have two sons, 11 and 9. 

Nell (Stewart) Nichols and her hus- 
band, who is a wholesale grocer, live 
at 2304 Sherwood St., Greensboro. 

Jewel (Sumner) Kirkman and her 
husband live at Sedgefield, Greens- 
boro. She is retiring president of the 
Greensboro Woman's Club, and is ac- 
tive in church and other civic club 
work. Palomino horses, dogs, and 
chickens are her hobbies. 

Olive (Webb) Wharton lives in 
Greensboro where she is on the Board 
of Directors of the Guilford-Randolph 
area of the Girl Scout Council. The 
Whartons have three children, a 
daughter, 13, a son, 12, and a second 
son who graduated from Greensboro 
High School in June. 

Luzon (Wiley) Graham lives in 
Charlotte. For ten years, she was in 
the office of the Presbyterian Hospital 
there. The Grahams have two chil- 
dren, a married son and a daughter, 
15. 

Annie Royal (Wilkerson) Andrews, 
312 E. Georgia St., Tallahassee, Fla., 
writes: "I am teaching third grade in 
one of the grammar schools here. In 
addition to the teaching, family duties 
keep me busy. Our two daughters, 
17 and 12, are growing up fast." 

Ruth (Wilkins) Sikes, Monroe, has 
four children, a daughter at St. Mary's 
and one at Coker College and two 
sons, 14 and 8. She taught in Monroe 
for several years. 

Walker (Woodley) Derr has been 
living in Burlington since the death 
of her husband in April. 

Annie Lee Yates is on the library 
staff at Florida State College, Talla- 
hassee, Fla. 



The Alumnae News 



1924 Silver Anniversary 

A gala luncheon was held with 4 1 
members of the class present at Bliss Res- 
taurant, in the Colonial Room, mind 
you ' with beautiful table arrangements 
of lavendar and white flowers and fans. 
(No. indeed, we did not use those fans.) 
Heart of lettuce salad with Thousand 
Island dressing, fried chicken, fresh Eng- 
lish peas, snowflake potatoes, hot bis- 
cuits, ice cream, and coffee. We looked 
well-fed. and our College appetites were 
still with us. 

Ethel (Royel) Kesler was a gracious 
presiding officer, extending greetings, in- 
troducing speakers, and recognizing eflic- 
ient committees. Julia (Ross) Lambert 
was over-all chairman, with Hclon 
(M.urchison) Tucker. Lois (Barnette) 
Hunter. Nell (Stewart) Nichols. Blossom 
(Hudnell) Thomas. Louisa (Sherwood) 
Homewood. Jewel (Sumner) Kirkman. 
and Olive (Webb) Wharton, as invalu- 
able assistants. 

Sara (Hamilton) Matheson returned 
thanks. 

Although stating that Dr. Jackson 
needed no introduction. Olive Webb 
Wharton presented our choice honor 
guest and Mrs. Jackson. Dr. Jackson, in 
the spirit of the occasion, indulged in 
humorous reminiscences, emphasizing the 
highlights of the 1924 Exercises. 

After Ann (Hornaday) Henry had 
passed around her annual to be auto- 
graphed. Ethel asked each one of us to 
brag and boast to our heart's content of 
our husbands, children, and careers. We 
were not bashful. 

We can't tell all the interesting facts 
and figures: so we'll give superlatives. 

Ruth (Wilkins) Sykes. too good 
looking for adjectives, has the largest 
family: two girls and two boys. 

Blanche (Hedgecock) Owen has lived 
the college motto of Service to the full- 
est: homemaker. teacher, church worker, 
community worker, and graduate student 
— achieving much with her tireless devo- 
tion. 

Mary (Brannock) Blauch has earned 
her Ph.D. and also has a three-year-old 
son. 

Bertha (McRorie) Dalton has the class 
baby: her third child is just two and a 
half. 

Ann (Harrelson) Floyd, who looked 
like a fashion plate, is buyer in the ready- 
to-wear salon at Ellis-Stone. 

Cleo (Mitchell) Espy came from New 
Haven, Conn., and Sudie (Mitchell) 
Gillespie traveled 1200 miles from Texas 
to meet at the 25th. 

Jewel (Sumner) Kirkman voiced the 
happy sentiments of us all with her re- 
mark "I'm enjoying being this age bet- 
ter than any so far." 

Rena Cole Parks. 



Dr. Jernigan Resigns 

Dr. C. C. Jernigan has resigned as 
head of the department of Classical Civil- 
ization to accept the position of head 
of the Classics Department at Florida 
State College, Tallahassee. 




19 26 Class Reunion 

First row. left to right: Alma (Ball) Price, Emma Leah (Watson) Perrett. 'Vail 
Gray Saunders. Eleanor (Vanneman) Benson. Lena Middleton. Marjorie Hood, 
Mary Alice (Robertson) Terrell, Mozelle (Yelton) Clinard, Carrie (MacLean) 
Taylor. Elizabeth Geiger. Elizabeth Ogburn. Second row, left to right: Irene 
(Stroupe) Lineberry, Emily Cate, Sarah Jamieson, Ellen (Stone) Scott, Ethel 
(Midyet) Johnston. Third row: Hermene (Warlick) Eichhorn, Mary (Polk) 
Gordon, Jeter (Burton) Holt. 



1925 

■Everlasting President 

Mrs. John E. Bridgers, Jr. 
(Elizabeth Duffy), 

1412 'West Lake Drive, 
Greensboro, N. C. 

Claude Ay cock's new address is: 
Box 664, Aneon, Canal Zone. 

Gladys (Campbell) Greeve's address 
is 20 N. 67th St., Birmingham, Ala. 

Elizabeth (Duffy) Bridgers had two 
articles published in scientific journals 
during the year. She has been notified 
that her biography will be included in 
next edition of "Who's Who In 
America. 

Clyde Hunter, who teaches in Hen- 
derson High School, has just com- 
pleted a term as president of the Xi 
Chapter, Delta Kappa Gamma, na- 
tional honor fraternity for women in 
education. The Xi Clhapter encom- 
passes "Vance, Franklin, Granville, and 
"Warren counties. 

Velma Dare Matthews, who teaches 
at Coker College, Hartsville, S. C. 
recently had an article entitled "Caro- 
lina Fungi" published in the Bulletin 
of South Carolina Academy of 
Science, Vol. 10:: pp 12-19, 1949. 

Pauline (Tarleton) Ellis, 2214 Pine- 
crest Rd., Greensboro, writes: "My 
older daughter, Suzanne, is being mar- 
ried June 4th in a 4:30 ceremony at 
First Presbyterian Church, to Karl 
Kent Kanoy. They will live in Greens- 
boro. My other daughter, Patricia 
Jean, leaves the 21st of June to spend 
the summer months abroad with a 
student tour." 

Lorna W. Thigpen's new address is 
School of Nursing, Baptist Memorial 
Hospital, Memphis 3, Tennessee. 

1926 

Everlasting President 
Mrs. George Eichhorn 
(Hermene Warlick) 
1115 Briarcliff Rd. Greensboro, N. C. 

Annie (Crouch) Ford lives in Mont- 
clair, N. J., and is designing a library 
there. 



Pearl (King) Prevatte teaches sec- 
ond grade in Red Springs Elementary 
School. 

Helen (Price) Ingram, 704 Lake 
Drive, Greensboro, has "a son and six 
poems" to her credit. 



1926 Reunion 

Twenty members of the Class of 1926 
attended the Reunion Luncheon held on 
Saturday, May 28th, at Mrs. Martha 
Cook Coleman's home on Spring Garden 
Street. The Reunion Luncheon was a 
wonderful affair, and all of us are look- 
ing forward to our great Twenty-fifth 
Reunion in 1951. Do begin to make 
your plans to attend! 

A special committee, headed by Mar- 
jorie Hood and helped by Mary (Polk) 
Gordon (who made the attractive little 
favors of tiny paper umbrellas bearing 
the numerals "26") and Hermene (War- 
lick) Eichhorn. had made arrangements 
for the Reunion, and for the Luncheon, 
which was served buffet style from a 
table which was decorated by a center- 
piece of yellow and white flowers which, 
with the green foliage, bore out the colors 
of both the College and our Class. 

Following the reading of the minutes 
of the last Class meeting, and the signing 
of names for the records, there was an 
election of officers, as follows: President, 
Hermene (Warlick) Eichhorn: Secretary- 
Treasurer, Eleanor (Vanneman) Benson. 
These officers were elected to serve until 
the big Silver Reunion. During the short 
business session, expenses of the letter 
sent out before the Reunion were met 
by a "passing of the hat." 

But the principal matter of business 
consisted in remembering classmates pres- 
ent and absent. Those of you who were 
not present were very much missed, and 
we look forward to seeing you in 1951. 
Hermene (Warlick) Eichhorn. 
President. 



August, 1949 



23 



1927 

Everlasting President 
Susan Borden, 
111 South George St., 
Goldsboro, N. C. 

Mary (Craven) Stephens, 1411 Aca- 
dia St., Durham, "My main interest 
now is a daughter at Woman's Col- 
lege, class of 1951." 

Anne (Mclntyre) Douglas teaches 
sixth grade in Lumberton. She is ac- 
tive in church and school. Her son, 
Sam, Jr., is 10 years old. 

Mary Louise (Respess) Ervin, 1207 
N. Gregson Street, Durham. "I had a 
visit recently from a college room- 
mate, Mary Parker (Fryer) Williams. 
She and her husband had a vacation 
in Bermuda in May. Her daughter, 
Mary Lou, graduated at U.N.C. in 
June, and her younger daughter, 
Frances Ann, graduated from Reids- 
ville High School." 

Zada (Wright) Fair's new address 
is 810 W. Davidson Avenue, Gastonia, 
N. C. 

1928 

Everlasting President 
Minnie Walker, 

Cabarrus County Hospital, 
Concord, N. C. 

Ruth (Bellamy) Brownwood wrote 
in June that she and her son were 
leaving Catalina Island and moving to 
Enfield, N. C, due to the illness of 
her father. 

Martha (Biggs) Thompson, Rom 
Ross Apts., Asheboro, is busy with 
the transition from a professional life 
to one of homemaker and mother. 
"Little Bill Thompson arrived in Aug- 
ust and keeps us very busy and very 
happy." She is doing her husband's 
office work and spends part time with 
the Tuberculosis Association in the 
county. 

Eva Bowden, Marston, N. C. "I have 
practically completed the recataloging 
of the Flora Macdonald College Li- 
brary. I am joining the staff of the 
Library Section, Technical Informa- 
tion Branch, U. S. Atomic Commission 
at Oak Ridge, Tennessee, on June 5." 

Catherine (Cherry) Smith's new ad- 
dress is 1536 Rankin Road, Greens- 
boro. 

Mary Lou (Fuller) Abbott's new ad- 
dress is 132 Owen Ave., Lansdowne, 
Pennsylvania. 

Frances (Gibson) Satterfield, 2607 
Forrest Way, NE, Atlanta, Georgia. 
"Resolved to rest from all office hold- 
ing and concentrate a bit on some 
writing. I am free lancing for several 
southern and a number of national 
trade journals." 

Mary Louise (McDearman) Holzap- 
fel. III, 1143 Hamilton Boulevard, Ha- 
gerstown, Md. "We moved to a house 
on April 1st and celebrated our 
daughter's first birthday the next day. 
I was fortunate in securing an excel- 
lent trained nurse last summer and 
resumed my position as librarian of 
the Washington County Free Library 
on September 1st after a six months 
leave of absence." 



Iris (Stith) Reed and her husband, 
HaiTy, presented a two-piano and or- 
gan concert at the Methodist Church 
in Harrisburg, 111., March 8, 1949, pro- 
ceeds from which ($203.50) were used 
tow.ard the church building fund. 

"One Sunday last winter our min- 
ister distributed $10.00 bills to all who 
would take them. We were to con- 
sider them a talent and increase them 
as much as possible. When Harry sug- 
gested that we give a concert, I looked 
at him in amazement and was quite 
pessimistic about its possibilities. 
Nevertheless, we set to work with that 
in mind and used all our spare time 
practicing. It turned out very well, 
and we had an enthusiastic audience 
of more than 400. Harry wore white 
tie and tails, and I wore my wedding 
gown (minus the train), white taffeta, 
with seed pearl trimming. We assumed 
our very best concert manners and 
tried to be quite dignified for this one 
concert." 

The local paper commenting on 
the 'talent' program said: 

"The large crowd which came to 
hear a program of familiar music was 
delighted with the Reeds' playing and 
equally impressed by their charm . . . 
Needless to say the financial return 
from the program was more than 
heartening; but even if it hadn't been, 
the evening had its rewards in ways 
not measurable in dollars and cents." 

Clara Will's new address is 328 
Hillsboro Street, Raleigh. 

Elizabeth (Wilson) Kerr of Alexan- 
dria, Va., spent July in Greensboro 
with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. 
J. R. A. Wilson. Her daughters, Mar- 
tha, eight, and Catherine, three, were 
with her. 

1929 

Everlasting President 
Virginia Kirkpatrick, 

1618 Iredell Drive, Raleigh, N. C. 

Born to Mr. and Mrs. J. N. Still, Jr. 
(Lorita Woodruff), a third daughter, 
Joan Nelson, February 27, 1949, Mt. 
Airy. Lorita II is five and Cynthia, 
three. 

Rachel (Aycock) White, who lives 
in Dunn, has three children, Howard, 
Jr., 16, Katherine 13, and Hannah, 6. 

Costelloe (Bland) Denton, 1533 
Scotland Ave., Charlotte, has a son 
and a daughter. 

Thelma (Brady) Nicholson lives in 
Rockingham. 

Hilda (Burton) Fountain, who lives 
in High Point, has four children. 

Ethel Butler is manager of the 
Woman's College Book Store. 

Mozelle Causey teaches at Greens- 
boro High School. 

Elizabeth Cauthen is bookkeeper for 
Boylan-Pearce Co. in Raleigh. 

Ruth Clinard is executive director 
for the American Red Cross in 
Greensboro. 

Louise (Dannenbaum) Falk, who 
lives in Greensboro, has two children, 
Ann, 14, and Herbert, Jr., 18. 

Jane (Donaldson) Pickard's new ad- 
dress is 326 Church Street, Ahoskie, 
N. C. 



Elizabeth Draughon, Box 143, Scot- 
land Neck, N. C, is Educational Di- 
rector, First Baptist Church, Scotland 
Neck. 

Mary (Draughon) Pridgen teaches 
mathematics in the Dunn High School. 

Margaret (Duckworth) Palmer, who 
lives in Charlotte, has a daughter and 
a son. 

Christine (Fields) Ross, who lives 
in Lillington, has a daughter. Sue 
Fields, 10. 

Nola Mae (Fletcher) Ervin's ad- 
dress is P. O. Box 445, Washington, 
N! C. She is teaching French and 
English in the Chocowinity High 
School. 

Katherine (Fleming) Middleton, 
who lives in Raleigh, has two daugh- 
ters, Killian, 15 and Ann 8. 

Katie (Gravely) Ramm lives in 
Winston-Salem and has two children. 

Clara (Guignard) Faris, 4318 East 
41st Street, Seattle 5, Washington. 
"My husband is now professor of So- 
ciology at the University of Washing- 
ton, and our house is in a convenient 
and beautiful section on Lake Wash- 
ington. During 1948 summer quarter 
visit, we first saw Mt. Rainer and the 
Olympic Peninsula as tourists then de- 
cided to move to this marvelous re- 
gion. Spring, beginning in February, 
continues very enjoyable. I haven't 
found any W. C. alumnae, but people 
come here from all over the country. 
Earthquakes don't deter! The recent 
shaking was greatly exaggerated. 
Our boys are 9% and 2V2. Therefore 
I have a Cub Scout Den and work with 
pre-school mothers group. 

Berta (Howard) Smith lives in Fay- 
etteville. She has three sons. 

Virginia Jackson is assistant to the 
public relations director at Woman's 
College. 

Virginia Kirkpatrick is principal of 
the Thompson School in Raleigh. 

Era (Linker) Funderburke lives in 




nd 



Ervin 13, Selma A 
6. childen of Mildred (Wal. 
ters) Gentry '29, who has been living in Bur 
lington since the death of her husband. Mil 
dred attended summer school at Woman's 
College and expects to teach in Alamanc« 
County this year. 



The Alltninae News 




Class of 19 29 

Standing left to right: Ruth Clinard, Christine (Fields) Ross. Louise (Dannen- 
baun) Falk. Rachel (Aycock) White, Mattie (Query) Esleeck, Elizabeth Draughon, 
Era (Linker) Funderburk. Mary (Draughon) Pridgen. Hattie (Rodwell) John- 
son. Elizabeth Cauthen. Mary Katherinc (Fleming) Middleton, Virginia Jackson. 
Virginia Kirkpatrick. president. Mary Walker, Frances (Gibson) Satterfield '28. 
Blanche (Steele) Rcittzel. Helen McBee. 

Seated left to right: Katie (Gravely) Ramm. Betty (Steinhardt) Widmer. Vir- 
ginia (VanDalsem) Woltz. Mozelle Causey. Mildred (Moore) Henderson. Elsie 
(Winstead) Davis. Thelma (Brady) Nicholson. Hilda (Burton) Fountain, Ath- 
lene (Whisnant) Farris, Castelloe (Bland) Denton, Virginia Ward, Marie (Ritch) 
Rowe. Margaret (Duckworth) Palmer. Berta (Howard) Smith. Ethel Butler. 



Gastonia. She has two daughters, 
three and seven. 

Georgia (Lynch) Smith, 113 N. 
Georgia Ave., Goldsboro, has one son, 
Davie John, Jr., who is 15. 

Helen McBee teaches Spanish and 
English in Bakersville. 

P>ances (Mauney) Rankin lives in 
Raleigh Apts., Raleigh, and her hus- 
band is a dentist. 

Mildred (Moore) Henderson teaches 
at Central School in Greensboro. 

Ruth (Norcom) St. Clair's new ad- 
dress is Elkton, Va. 

Willie Dell (Parham) Adams is liv- 
ing in Rowland, N. C. 

Mattie (Query) Esleeck teaches in 
Portsmouth, Va. She has one son, 
four years old. 

Frances (Rankin) Lohr, Cameron 
Apts., Raleigh, has one child, Law- 
rence, Jr. Her husband is representa- 
tive for the World Book Co. 

Marie (Rich) Rowe, 2823 Provi- 
dence Rd. Charlotte, has two sons and 
a daughter. 

Hattie (Rodwell) Johnson, who lives 
in Greensboro, has a daughter, Ann, 
two. Her husband owns and operates 
Johnson-Aulbert Clothing Co. 

Ronnie Sheffield is assistant direc- 
tor of the Recreational Commission 
in Raleigh. 

Marjorie (Skinner) Overcash lives 
on Hawthorne Drive, Forest Hill, Dan- 
ville, Va. Her husband is an X-ray 
specialist and they have three sons, 
age six, nine, and ten. 

Blanche (Steele) Reitzel is principal 
of Wayside School in Statesville. 

Betty (Steinhardt) Widmer, Aulan- 
der, N. C, stays busy and interested 
as usual in all activities of county, 
state and nation. She and her hus- 
band, Ray, were here for the com- 
mencement week-end. 

Virginia (Van Dalsem) Woltz lives 
in Greensboro. They have two sons. 

Virginia Ward, 1919 Market Street, 
Wilmington. "I believe in my work 



here as Coordinator, Family Life 
Community Program. It is an oppor- 
tunity to do a creative piece of work." 

Athleen (Whisnant) Farris lives in 
Gastonia. Her daughter is three years 
old. 

Elsie Mae (Winstead) Davis, 116 
West 8th St., Scotland Neck, writes: 
"I surely did enjoy what I saw of com- 
mencement, looking over the campus, 
seeing friends, and attending our 
twentieth class reunion. My! how the 
years are passing. Theresa (Marks) 
Condrey and I drove to Greensboro on 
Saturday of commencement week-end 
and took her daughter, Alethia, age 
12, and my daughter, Anne Winstead, 
age 6, with us. They enjoyed the trip 
as much as we, apparently. Unless 
they change their minds, they hope to 
be alumnae in due time. 



Woman's College Freshman 
Chosen for European Trip 

A four-months visit to Europe began 
in June for Miss Caroyln Smith, Wom- 
an's College freshman, of Andrews, who 
was chosen one of twenty-seven young 
men and women from twenty states as 
International Farm Youth Exchange stu- 
dents. The first North Carolina girl to be 
chosen. Miss Smith was named on the 
basis of her seven-year record of activity 
in 4-H club work. The students will 
visit Norway. Denmark. Sweden. Fin- 
land. Belgium, Holland, France, and 
England, separating to take an individual 
period of residence in various countries. 
Miss Smith is preparing to become a 
home demonstration agent, in the De- 
partment of Home Economics. 



1929 Keunion Ltmcheon 

Our 20th reunion was a wonderful 
occasion and those of us who were here 
surely wished for you who did not come. 

The high spot of Alumnae Day was 
of course our luncheon at the Chicken 
Shack out on the High Point Road, 
Thirty 29'ers chatted incessantly and each 
one told about what she had been doing 
for the past twenty years. It was such 
fun checking up on those of us who 
were there, as well as many of you absent 
ones, 

Ruth Clinard, who is executive secre- 
tary for the Red Cross in Greensboro, 
was local luncheon chairman and did a 
grand Job of making all arrangements. 

The College Song and the Class Song 
were lustily rendered by the gay crowd. 
Frances (Gibson) Satterfield '28. retir- 
ing president of the Alumnae Associa- 
tion, was our special guest and we all 
enjoyed having her so very much. 

Betty (Steinhardt) Widmer came 
from Aulander and Mattie Queery Esleeck 
was here from Portsmouth. Va. 

We did miss each one of you who was 

absent and hope you'll begin now to 

make plans to come back in 1954 for 

our 25th. Virginia Kirkpatrick, 

Everlasting President, 



1930 

Everlasting President 

Mrs. J. S. McAlister (Betty Sloan) 
18 Roosevelt Road, 
Maplewood, N. J. 

Ruth (Capel) Blue's address is 226 
Forest Hill Dr., Asheville. 

Katherine Lewis Barrier holds the 
position of Medical Social Consultant 
for the Crippled Children's Bureau of 
the North Carolina State Board of 
Health and lives in Raleigh. 

Ruth (Dodd) Morgan, Sylva, says: 
"I am still enjoying life in Sylva, 
N. C. The children are growing rap- 
idly. Ruth will be four in July and 
Mary three in September. I watch 
with interest happenin,gs at the col- 
lege. Am delighted that Dr. Jackson 
has decided to stay on for another 
year." 

Frances (Hampton) Goodridge, 161 
Quincy Street, Chevy Chase 15, Md., 
is on the executive committee of the 
Washington Alumnae Chapter. 

"I have just completed the Brownie 
Training Course for Leaders and will 
serve as Co-leader for a Brownie 
Troop next fall. My daughter will be 
a member of the troop." 

Lois Jennings, Star Route, Olin, 
N. C. "I taught two years in the 
Union Grove School but am now work- 
ing in my father's store as book- 
keeper. I attended summer school at 
A. S. T. C. last summer to renew my 
teaching certificate. Last year during 
the Christmas vacation, I spent a few 
days in Florida and Havana; thor- 
oughly enjoyed the plane trip over 
from Key West to Cuba." 

Ellen (Shepherd) Pierce and her 
husband live at 1526 Crest Drive, Co- 
lumbus, Ga. They have two daugh- 
ters, aged four and three. 



August, 1949 



25 



Betty (Sloan) McAllister, of Maple- 
wood, N. J., has two sons, Dan, 11 and 
James, III, 9. Her husband is with 
the Bank of New York. Betty was 
visiting in Greensboro in July. She 
had previously been to White Lake for 
a Sloan family reunion. She reports 
that she is interested in Sunday 
School, Scouting, and Parent-Teacher 
activities, and is the president of her 
local P.-T.A. 

Mat-Moore (Taylor) Stanton of 
Hong Kong, China, and her husband 
are spending the summer with her 
mother, Mrs. F. M. Taylor, 616 Frank- 
lin Street, Roanoke Rapids. Mr. Stan- 
ton is on vacation from the Jardine 
Steamship Co. in Hong Kong. 

1931 

Everlasting President 
Mrs. John E. Sockwell 
(Jane Wharton), 

414 Church St., Greensboro, N. C. 

Eloise Banning, The Chalfonte, 1601 
Argonne Place, N. W., Washington, 
D. C, writes that since December 
1941, she has been back in Washing- 
ton and is now Public Welfare Ad- 
viser for the Federal Security Ad- 
ministration. 

Eloise took her Master's in Social 
Work at Western Reserve University 
and has also taken courses at Penn- 
sylvania School of Social Work and 
University of North Carolina. 

She has done social work in Raleigh, 
and throughout N. C, was associated 
for several years with the W.P.A. 
staff in N. C. A fall in her apartment 
last August caused her to take an en- 
forced rest at her home in Raleigh, 
until December. 

"The dinner on May 20th and our 
luncheon for Senator and Mrs. Gra- 
ham were so nice. Since I couldn't get 
back to commencement, I took in all 
events here to make me feel less de- 
prived." 

Miriam (Block) Lubin, who has 
two daughters, Joan and Beth, had 
planned to attend commencement, but 
a chicken pox exposure prevented her 
coming. 

Lucile (Clark) Cornatzer teaches 
school in Advance. She says she has 
teaching in her blood, and can't seem 
to give it up. 

EUie (Currin) Mitchell lives in 
Oxford. 

Hilda (Davidson) Wharton, who 
lives in Greensboro, has a young 
daughter. She reported at the Reunion 
Luncheon that she keeps house the 
hard way, but she didn't say what the 
easy way is. 

Annie (Fawcett) Jackson lives in 
Mount Airy. 

Mary Fowle (Perry) Vance attended 
the reunion luncheon and reported a 
new baby and a new house in her 
family. 

Matilda (Geiger) Wolfe is living in 
Winston-Salem, and has two children. 

Peggy (Hanna) Leavitt, 2 4 .3 
Broome St., Gainesville, Fla., has two 
children, Abbie Compton 6%, and 
Bruce (Champion 3. Her husband is 
professor of biology at the University 
of Florida. 



Louisa Hatch teaches in High Point. 

Dalice (Howard) Cram of Fayette- 
vile, has four children. 

Virginia (Johnson) Storey and her 
husband, who is a physician, live at 
3387 Macon Rd., Columbus, Ga. They 
have three children, twin boys, age 
seven, and a daughter, eight. 

Anne (McDowell) Goulden, ever- 
lasting cheerleader for the Class of 
'31, was on campus for commence- 
ment. 

Kat (Morgan) Kirkman of High 
Point, has four children. Her husband 
is an ex-mayor of High Point, and 
represented Guilford County in the 
1949 General Assembly. 

Ermine Neal wrote from Colorado 
Springs, that she is teaching in a 
school for deaf children. 

Olive (Newell) Shepherd, who lives 
in Greensboro, came to the Alumnae 
Buffet Supper at Commencement, but 
was unable to attend the reunion 
luncheon. 

Willie (Pritchard) Matthews, Sea- 
board, has been elected president of 
the Woman's Society of Christian 

1931 Reunion 

There were 1 7 members of the Class 
of '31 at our reunion luncheon, and one 
more, Anne (McDowell) Gouldcn, was 
on the campus, yet escaped us. Olive 
(Newell) Shepherd appeared for the 
alumnae supper, but was unable to at- 
tend the luncheon. Frances (Hampton) 
Goodrich from Washington also joined 
us, since her class ('30) did not have 
a reunion this year. 

We met at Starmount Country Club 
and gathered around one long table which 
Kate (Robinson) Farr had decorated 
beautifully with red and white flowers. 
Kate lives in Greensboro and is busy as 
a bee. She has two little girls, not to 
mention an attractive husband, but has 
found time to work actively on our 
Alumnae Board for the last two years. 
She is interested in church activities, her 
garden club, and is local D.A.R. Regent, 

Dr. Ruth Collings, our honorary fac- 
ulty member, honored us again with her 
company. We all agreed that she has 
changed less in the last 18 years than 
any of the rest of us! She is just as 
jolly and good-humored as ever. 

It was a sad occasion for Elbe (Cur- 
rin) Mitchell, for she has lost two of 
her '3 1 roommates. Lib McLaughlin and 
Lib (Chittenden) McGlamery, in the last 
two years. Lib, as you of course remem- 
ber, was our everlasting vice-president, 
so, at Commencement last year, we 
bought with most of our remaining class 
funds, in memory of her, a silver candel- 
abra for the Alumnae House. Elbe lives 
in Oxford and came to the luncheon with 
Helen (Hight) Davis from Greensboro. 
Both are "happy homemakers " from all 
appearances. 

Each member told what she had been 
up to for the past eighteen years and it 
was good to bear news of absent ones. 
We all decided the years had been kind 
to us and are looking forward to our 
Twentieth in 1951. 

Mary Jane (Wharton) Sockwell. 
Everlasting President. 



Service of Seaboard Methodist Church. 

Martha (Shore) Martin, 45 E. Van- 
derbilt Ave., Orlando, Fla., has two 
children, Berney, nine years old, and 
Beth, two years old. 

Sallie Stott's address is 1329 E. 
Woodlawn, Norfolk, Va. 

May (Swan) Stroud of Kinston, 
everlasting class treasurer, was un- 
able to attend the reunion because of 
a recent operation. 

Annie Lee (Thompson) Hutton lives 
on Pinecroft Road, Greensboro. She 
has four children. 

Nell (Thurman) Morrissett, who 
lives in Greensboro, has three chil- 
dren, Edward, DeWitt, and John 
Thurman. 

Henrietta Wallace was unable to at- 
tend the runion luncheon, but she 
wrote that she and her twin sister, 
Frances, still look alike. Henrietta 
still lives in Statesville. Frances is 
married to Mr. Leonard J. Edwards 
and has three children. 

Nellie G. Wheeler's new address is 
N. C. School for the Deaf, Morganton. 

1932 

Everlasting President 
Mrs. R. L. D. Hood 
(Avery McConnell) 

Matthews, N. C. 

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Floyd J. 
Fowler (Marion Holoman), a third 
son, Mark Alexander, May 1, 1949, 
People's Hospital, Akron, ()hio. 

Elizabeth (Cobb) Russell's new ad- 
dress is Santa Rosa 280. San Isidro, 
Lima, Peru. 

Elizabeth (Dover) Holcomb, 118 S. 
Broad St., Winston-Salem, will teach 
English and Business Education at 
Gray High School in Winston. Her 
husband is connected with the Atlas 
Supply Company. 

Sue May (Hendren) Banner's ad- 
dress is: Route 1, Box 59, Charlotte 
4. The Banners have three children — 
seven, five and nine months. 

Roberta (Johnson) Steiner lives at 
92 Patterson Village Drive, Dayton, 
Ohio. Her husband is professor of his- 
tory at the University of Dayton, and 
thev have a daughter, four years old. 

Linda Rankin, 1009 Caldwell Street, 
Greensboro, teaches social studies at 
Rankin High School and keeps contact 
with the college by attending the lec- 
tures and concerts. 




above are Sterling 6. and Richard 
2. sons of Mr. and Mrs. Sterling Yoder 
(Mary Lewis '32) Norfolk, Va. 



The Alumnae News 




1931 Reunion May 



Seated, left to right: Kate (Robinson) Farr, Louisa Hatch. Jane (Wharton) Sock- 
well. Dr. Ruth Collings. Matilda (Geiger) Wolfe. Ellie (Currin) Mitchell. Helen 
(High:) Davis. Standing, left to right: Katherine (Morgan) Kirkman. Nell 
(Thurman) Morrissett. Betty (Brown) Jester. Annie Lee (Thompson) Button. 
Hilda (Davidson) Wharton. Dalice (Howard) Groom. Lucille (Clark) Gornatzer. 
Annie (Fawcett) Jackson. Mary Fowle (Perry) Vance. Charlotte Purccll. Kather- 
ine (Wharton) Montague. 



1933 

Everlasting: President 
Mrs. Harold Smith 
(Mildred Brunt), 

Apt. 608, 2121 Virginia Ave., N.W. 
Washington, D. C. 

Mildred (Brunt) Smith, is studying 
Psychology at George Washington 
University. 

Lottie Hood, who teaches in Vale, 
has organized her own dance orches- 
tra, "Lottie Hood and her Rhythm- 
iers," a five-piece band. During the 
year they have had standing engage- 
ments for Saturday nights with book- 
ings for Thursday and Friday nights 
during the summer. 

Rebecca (Kornblut) Edwards, 1604 
B Street, Durham. "It is with a great 
feeling of pride that I look to Wom- 
an's College. I'm so proud of its prog- 
ress and achievements. Too, it's grand 
we now have an alumnae group or- 
ganized in Durham." 

Christine (Mooney) BranoR, 1563 
Clayton Dr., Charlotte 3, N. C, writes: 
"I thoroughly enjoyed the Mecklen- 
burg Alumnae Chapter dinner meet- 
ing on April 6. I see W. C. girls all 
the time. I am teaching a Sunday 
School Class in the Young People's de- 
partment of the First Baptist Church 
of Charlotte. Nancy Hope ('48) is one 
of my most dependable members. 

Virginia (Morgan) Dysard, who 
lives in Statesville, is chairman of 
Teen-Age Activities for the Country 
Club, president of the Woman's Club, 
and active in the D.A.R. and Meth- 
odist Church. She has two children, 
Virginia 13 and Pamela 2%. 

B i 11 i e (Thompson) Correll, 133 
South Union Street, Concord, teaches 
the seventh grade at Coltrane School. 

Iris (Welborn) Butler, 20131 Green 
Oak Dr., Euclid, Ohio, writes that they 
have bought a new home with an ex- 
tra lot for outdoor oven, badminton, 
flowers, etc. Her son, J. Robertson, is 
three years old. 




Shown above are Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Atkii 
Jr. (Elizabeth Lowdermilk ^iSl and their ch 
dren. Betty 8. and Tommy 10, who live 
;ni6 Cliff Ave.. Richmond, Va. 



1934 

Everlasting President 
Alice Armfield 

130 W. Corban St., Concord, N. C. 

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Claude Car- 
ter (Madge Christine Myers) a daugh- 
ter, Claudia Marie, February 12, 1949, 
N. Wilkesboro. 

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Lowell W. 
Ashbaugh (Barbara Lincoln) a son, 
Roger Williams, July 7, 1949, Me- 
morial Hospital, Redding, California. 

Dean (Babcock) Thomas is living 
at Newport News, Va. She has two 
boys and a girl. 

Margaret (Brown) Dunning teaches 
in Rich Square, five miles from her 
home in Woodland. 

Anne Coogan's new address is 728 
Copeland Street, Pittsburgh 32, Pa. 

Asenath Cook has been teaching at 
Davidson High School, and her duties 
at the end of the school year kept her 
from attending the class reunion. 

Helen (Cornwell) Croom's address 
is 1503 Ruffln Street, Durham. 

Clay (Howard) Rowland wrote that 
she couldn't possibly get to the re- 



union, as her baby is eighteen months 
old and a handful. The Rowlands live 
in Greenville, S. C. 

Mary Elizabeth Keister will be a 
professor at the University of Ten- 
nessee, Knoxville, Tenn., and head of 
the Department of Child Development, 
beginning in September. 

Ruth (Long) Nordstrom lives in 
Willoughby, Ohio, eighteen miles from 
downtown Cleveland. When she wrote 
last, her son was just getting ready 
to start the first grade. 

Catherine (Marrow) Smith's daugh- 
ter, Juliet Cox, was born last Decem- 
ber 18th. 

Martha (Meroney) Weisner's ad- 
dress is Box 36, Pearisburg, Va. 

Claudia (Moore) Read wrote in 
May: "Sorry to miss graduation again 
this year. My school work keeps me 
here at that time. Summer plans in- 
clude fixing up a house on the Poto- 
mac River. Am learning to paint, do 
carpentry, and all that goes with a 
house in the country." 

Jincy (Owen) Messer lives in Can- 
ton. She writes that she is working 
on her master's degree during sum- 
mer sessions. 

Elizabeth Shamburger's new address 
is Kennedy VA Hospital, Memphis, 
Tennessee. 

Jean (Skaden) Treagea lives in Cor- 
ing, N. Y. She has a son and a daugh- 
ter. 

Mary James (Smith) Wiegmann 
was living in Indianapolis. She and 
her husband have two children, Mar- 
garet and Freddie. 

Catherine (Stokes) Graham's ad- 
dress is Route 1, Lexington, N. C. She 
has two girls. Her husband is princi- 
pal of a High School in Davidson 
County. 

Catherine (Taylor) Hodges, her 
husband and daughter, Candace, are 
spending the summer with her mother, 
Mrs. F. M. Taylor, 616 Franklin St., 
Roanoke Rapids. Mr. Hodges is with 
International Harvester Co. in Rio de 
Janeiro, Brazil. 



1934 Reunion Luncheon 

The highlight of our reunion was our 
class reunion luncheon in South Dining 
Hall. It seemed like old times to see 
Margaret (Plonk) Isley. Margaret now 
has two children, a boy and a girl. Her 
daughter was recently chosen May queen 
of her class in Burlington. Margaret's 
husband. Sessler Carlysle Isley. has just 
been elected mayor of Burlington. 

We were glad to see Elizabeth (Sock- 
well) Scott and Margaret (Winder) Ha- 
ley. They came to express Adelaide 
(Fortune) Holderness' regrets at not be- 
ing able to be with us and to give us the 
news of the Greensboro alumnae. So 
many pictures of attractive, bright-eyed 
children were passed around that at this 
point we became confused. All wc know 
is that the Glass of 19 34 has some good 
prospects for daughters of Woman's Col- 
lege. 

Among the '34's returning were: Alice 
Armfield. Sara Soger. Mary Neal 



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27 



(Brown) Spencer, Ann Coogan, Helen 
(Cornwell) Croom, Myrtle (Fulenwider) 
Gifford, Louise M. Horner. Louise 
(Murchison) Bowers, Gladys (Neal) 
Douglass, Margaret (Plonk) Isley, Lai- 
vora (Sally) Ehrhardt, Jr., Elizabeth 
(Sockwell) Scott, Margaret (Winder) 
Haley, and Anna (Woodhouse) Greene. 

We were fortunate in being seated next 
to the Class of 1909, where Senator and 
Mrs. Frank Graham were special guests. 
We were all thrilled when Senator Gra- 
ham, at the end of the meal, came over 
to our table and shook hands with each 
of us. Those of us who were able to 
stay for the Alumnae meeting in the af- 
ternoon had the privilege of hearing Sen- 
ator Graham and Dr. Jackson speak. 

Our time together seemed all too short. 
We missed all of you who were absent 
and wish that you could have been with 
us. We hope to see more of you at our 
next reunion. In the meantime, please 
write in more news. 

Alice Armfield, 
Everlasting President. 



1935 

Everlasting President 
Mrs. W. A. Hefiin 
(Margaret Moser), 

1511 Madison Avenue, 
Montgomery, Alabama. 

Born to Mr. and Mrs. James Payne 
Beckwith (Heath Long) a second 
child, James Payne, Jr., March 28, 
1949, Rex Hospital, Raleigh. The 
Beckwiths, who live in Warrenton, 
have a daughter, Rosa Heath Long 
Beckwith who was six in April. 

Alice Marie Squires, 19 Jackson 
Street, North Warren, Pennsylvania. 
"The year 1949 is an enforced sabbati- 
cal year for me as I underwent two 
spinal fusions in January. I resigned 
February 1 as rural missionary for 
the Pennsylvania Baptist convention 
as the doctor said I must take at least 
a year off from active service. Now 
early in May, I expect to enter a sana- 
torium for treatment. I manage to 
keep busy and have just enrolled in 
the Christian Writers' Guild which of- 
fers a study course of training for 
religious writing. I have had a few 
articles printed in Baptist periodicals 
and hope that with additional training 
I can do more of this type of work 
during my convalescence." 

Anna Mae (Townson) Coward's new 
address is Murphy, N. C. 




Pictured above are the three children of Mr. 

and Mrt. Davis Woolley (Kate Wilkins 'SSI. 

Katherine is 2, Mary 8 months, and James 4 V2 

years. The Woolleys live in Palatka. Fla. 



1936 

Everlasting President 
Mrs. R. W. Seitz 
(Mary Louise Shepherd), 
Seaford, Delaware. 

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Winfield Bar- 
ney, Jr. (Rebecca Jeffress) a daugh- 
ter, June 22, 1949, Greensboro. 

Phoebe (Baughan) Barr teaches 
dance at the University of Alabama 
where her husband is professor of 
Physics. 

Eunice (Jones) Pitchford, Com. '36, 
lives in Jacksonville, Fla., 1399 Wolfe 
Street. 

Lois (King) Goodwin and her hus- 
band Wallace, who were married in 
July 1948, are living at 1417 Glendale 
Ave., Durham. 

Elizabeth (McGuire) Pierson's ad- 
dress is 3659 Pine St., Jacksonville, 
Fla. 

Caroline M. Parker's new address is 
Raeford, N. C. 

Mary Louise (Sheppard) Seitz lives 
in Seaford, Del., where her husband 
is associated with DuPont. They have 
a baby, one year old. 

Elizabeth (Shore) Reece keeps 
house and does some substitute teach- 
ing in Booneville. They have three 
children, Billy 11, Anne, 9 and Mary 7. 

1937 

Everlasting President 

Mrs. H. W. Capps (Justine Ulrich), 
16576 Princeton, Detroit 21, Mich. 

Martha (Andrews) Mason, her hus- 
band and two small daughters live in 
Charlottesville, Va. 

Mary (Breckinridge) Mansfield and 
small daughter, Pat, have recently 
moved from Greensboro to 1500 
Crocker Road, Columbia, S. C. 

Josephine Butler is at the American 
Consulate, Geneva, Switzerland. 

Julia (Butler) Buchanan and her 
husband who is a Lt. Comdr. with the 
Naval Air Corps, live at 5016 North 
Capitol St., Washington, D. C. They 
have a daughter, Pat. 

Rachel (Darden) Carmichael, sends 
her new address which will be, care 
Capt. George K. Carmichael, U. S. 
Naval War College, Newport, R. I., 
after July 1st. 

Elizabeth Grimsley wrote in June: 
"For the past several years, I have 
taught English and history in the 
Polkton High School. Also coach girls' 
basketball, was sponsor of the Beta 
Club during 1948-'49. I am president 
of the Thursday Afternoon Club and 
secretary of the P.-T. A. Attended 
summer school at Woman's College in 
1948." 

Sybil (Gurley) Walsh works with 
Walgreen Drug Co., in Jacksonville, 
Florida. 

Grace (Harriman) Morrison and her 
mother left by plane May 10, for a 
two months trip to Europe. 

Marie Roberts, M.D., graduated 
from the Medical College of the State 
of South Carolina June 2, 1949, and 
is now serving an internship at Watts 
Hospital, Durham. 



Willa (Towne) Curtis, 219 Fern Hill 
Road, Bristol, Conn. "We finally 
solved the housing problem by build- 
ing on a hillside and moved into our 
new house last Fall just after the ar- 
rival of our first child, Richard Allen. 
My husband is a poles engineer for 
New Departure Manufacturing Com- 
pany. He spent five years in the U. S. 
Marine Corps during the last war, 
achieving the rank of major." 

Judy (LTlrich) Capps really attended 
commencement in style — via private 
plane. She and her two children, Sue 
and Johnny, came to Roanoke with 
her husband, Hoyt, who was attend- 
ing a convention. The children stayed 
in Roanoke with Mrs. Ulrich and Judy 
was coming on to Greensboro Satur- 
day morning. She missed the commer- 
cial plane, but chartered a private one 
and arrived just as Alumnae festivi- 
ties were getting underway. She de- 
clared Monday as she was leaving that 
it was worth it! 

Elizabeth Winspear's address is 
Apt. 22-B, 8 West 16th St., New York 
City. 

1938 

Everlasting President 

Mrs. S. J. Keker (Lucy Spinks), 
1621 Cory Drive, Dayton, Ohio. 

Mary Boney, 1223 Clifton Road, 
N.E., Atlanta, Ga. "I am spending the 
summer trying to finish an M.A. at 
Emory University. In September I 
am going to Agnes Scott College, De- 
catur, Georgia, to be an instructor in 
Bible." 

Minnie (Fowler) Lyerly writes that 
her church, civic, and housekeeping 
activities keep her well occupied. She 
is treasurer of the Church Guild, and 
one of the managers of the Service 
League Shop, a charity project. 

Dorothy (Gaskins) Peeke, 29 King 
Street, Asheville. "In addition to two- 
year old twins, Billy and Dottie, we 
have a daughter, Carol Jean, who will 
be a year old on May 21st. For 1949, 
am serving as president of the Ashe- 
ville Jaycettes, auxiliary to the Ashe- 
ville Junior Chamber of Commerce, 
and which has a membership of over 
70 wives." 

Gretchen (Goodrich) Anderson's 
new address is Route 8, Box 104, Rich- 
mond, Virginia. 

Lennis (Farmer) Mailers visited on 
campus, May 23, with her small son, 
Louis. They make their home in 
Forest Park, 111. 

Jane (McKee) Leonard and her hus- 
band, who manufactures welding rod 
holders for arc welding machines, live 
at 727 W. Main St., Jackson, Missouri. 
They have four children, Angeline 
eight, Andrew six, Nancy Sue three, 
and Cynthia McKee who was born Oc- 
tober 9, 1948. She says the two older 
girls are redheads, Andrew a dark 
blonde, and Cynthia looks like her 
mother. 

Suzanne (McLaurin) Council wrote 
in June: "In March, 1949, I had my 
third article published — publicity for 
a hospital library — 'Wilson Library 
Bulletin.' I have had another article 



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accepted for publication and am be- 
ginning to feel that the lessons 
learned from Miss Rowley in Fresh- 
man English and Mr. Dunn in Cre- 
ative Writing are really bearing fruit 
— in fact, the memory of their inspir- 
ing teaching was a big help all along 
in the last few years when I saw fai' 
more rejection slips than printed ar- 
ticles!" Suzanne is librarian at the 
Veterans Administration Hospital in 
Richmond, Va. 

Annie Lee (Spoon) Cooper, Wind- 
sor, N. C, is Home Demonstration 
Agent of Bertie County. 

Mary Kathryn (Tate) Richardson's 
address is 3209 W. Post St., Jackson- 
ville, Fla. 




Shown above are Bill 7. Mary 4i- and Babs 

3'™. children of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Kibler 

I Ruth Westeott '3,S|. Ridgely. Md. 

1939 

Everlasting President 

Mrs. L. Richardson Preyer 

(Emily Harris), 

510 Country Club Dr., Greensboro. 

Born to Mr. and Mrs. R. S. Jenkins 
(Dorothy Ficker) a son, Tommy. 

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Arthur M. 
McGlauflin (Bettie Harward) a third 
son, William Harward, March 4, 1949, 
Tokyo, Japan, announced as follows: 

WILLIAM HARWARD 

Mar. 4, 1949 8 lbs. 2 ozs. 

49th General Hospital 

Tokyo Japan 

"If it takes a football team. I'll have 

that girl." 

—Bettie McGlauflin. 
"This is the end !" 

—Art McGlauflin. 
"At four to one, one of us men might 
get the last word someday." 

—Mike and Tommy McGlauflin. 

Born to Mr. and Mrs. William H. 
Fitzgerald (Barbara Moore) a son, 
John Seward, May 13, 1949, at Hor- 
ton Memorial Hospital, Middletown, 
N. Y. 

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Robert G. 
Waters (Marjorie Moseley) a son 
Robert Grady, Jr., August 26, 1948, 
LaCrosse, Va. 

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Roy D. Apple 




Reunion of Class of 1939. May 28. 1949 



(Evelyn Shepherd) a third son, April 
3, 1949, Burlington. 

Born to Mr. and Mrs. John Dargan 
Watson (Sue Thomas) of Greensboro, 
a son in July. 

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Charles B. 
Adams, Jr., (Annie Laurie Tuberville) 
a second daughter, Laurie Blacknall, 
December 28, 1948. 

Jean (Anthony) Middleton's new 
address is 327 Marquette Drive, An- 
chorage, Ky. 



1939 Tenth Keunion 

Almost eighty members of the cUss of 
'39 gathered in South Dining Hall for 
the big tenth reunion luncheon. You've 
never heard so many "hello's" or seen so 
many folks grinning from ear to ear. 
We had a .fine lunch and once again 
weakened the rafters with our class song. 
After trying to shout over the clatter of 
dishes (it still can't be done), we ad- 
journed to IVIaxine Garner's territory in 
South Spencer for a post-luncheon meet- 
ing and get-together. 

Emily (Harris) Preyer wasn't there — 
but it took 3.000 miles of ocean to keep 
her away. The tresasurer's report caused 
such prolonged and uncontrolled laughter 
that it almost broke up the meeting. 
When things calmed down, we discussed 
suggestions for the use of our class funds. 
It was decided that $25.00 be set aside 
for the Sarah Atkinson Loan Fund and 
the balance (about $400.00) be turned 
over to the campus committee in charge 
of aid to foreign students — to be used to 
cover the expenses of a foreign student 
at W. C. We "passed the hat" and added 
nearly $50.00 more. Additional contri- 
butions should be sent to Miss Bernice 
Draper, Woman's College. 

With the busines out of the way. we 
set about "catching up " in earnest. Each 
of us stood up and gave a quick — and 
often hilarious — personal resume to bring 
folks up to date. The long distance 
prizes went to Mary (Cochrane) Austin 
who flew from Pensacola and Jeanne 
(Carey) Reynolds who came all the way 
from Elmira. N. Y. 

1 wish I had enough space to pass on 
all the news to those of you who were 
not able to come back "home" for re- 
union. It was a wonderful experience 
and worlds of fun. I'm sure we won't 
ever forget it. 

Until our next big reunion rolls 
around. let's keep in touch with each 
other via the Alumnae News. It will 
make No. 15 even more fun. 

Trudy (Rainey) Creede. 



Edna (Buchanan) Craver, her hus- 
band and two children are living in 
Greensboro, 1607 Independence Road. 
Edna was present for the '39 luncheon 
Alumnae Day. 

Helen (Callahan) Kelley's address 
is c/o Capt. Charles W. Kellev, Hq. 
Det, AGRS, APO 957, c/o Postinaster, 
San Francisco, California. 

Jeanne (Carey) Reynolds is keeping 
house and garden for husband Bill, 
and son, Doug. Her address is 518 
W. Gray St., Elmira, N. Y. 

Mary Ann Carruthers is secretary 
to a general at the San Jacinto Ord- 
nance Depot, Houston, Texas. 

Edna (Cartwright) Linthicum, Box 
2B, Rt. 1, Severna Park, Md., has just 
moved into her "dream house" planned 
for the past few years. It is one block 
from the Severn River where her four- 
year-old twins will be in swimming 
most of the summer. "Emily (Stanton) 
'39, and I had planned to attend our 
reunion this year but now find it im- 
possible. We would surely love to be 
there to see everyone again." 

Christine (Cauthen) Okey is living 
in Rock Hill, S. C. She says she's con- 
vinced that a small town is the only 
place to live. 

Mary Elizabeth (Cochrane) Austin, 
66% Edgewood, Concord, attended the 
'39 luncheon Alumnae Day. The Aus- 
tins have two daughters. 

Helen (Cook) Nasmith wrote in 
June: "The 10th reunion of the class 
of '39 was wonderful. Marion Okell 
'40 and I had a grand trip to North 
Carolina by car from New Jersey and 
are still talking about good old W. C. 
and the many girls we saw. Truly, 
our reunion was just tops, and I shall 
remember it for years to come. I am 
back to work again as housewife and 
mother but am enjoying three weeks 
at the beach in Jersey. My club work 
at home consists of being a member 
of League of Women Voters, AAUW, 
American Cancer Society and a vol- 
unteer worker at our hospital once a 
week. My two children keep me busy, 
but I do enjoy the above mentioned 
activities." 

Louise (Crowell) Fairfax '39 and 
her husband. Colonel V. F. Fairfax, 
and their children visited in Charlotte 
during June and July. They are being 
transferred from Maxwell Field, 
Montgomery, Alabama, to Washing- 
ton, D. C. 

Henrietta (Currin) Tillery, who 
lives in Henderson has two daughters, 
four months and six years old. Hen- 



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29 



rietta attended the '39 luncheon on 
Alumnae Day. 

Rachael (Draughon) Shores is liv- 
ing in Rockingham. They have a 
daughter, Susan. 

Sarah Virginia Dunlap is working 
at the University of North Carolina. 
She was unable to attend the reunion 
because of a Chapel Hill meeting. 

Virginia (Edwards) Hester is mar- 
ried to a tobacco auctioneer and loves 
their nomadic life. They travel from 
the deep South to Indiana as the to- 
bacco season shifts. 

Constance Fagan is buyer for Bon- 
wit Teller's Bridal Salon in New York 
City. 

Virginia (Foy) Hoffman lives on 
Hartman Ave., Gainesville, Fla. Her 
husband is a construction engineer 
and they have one daughter. Fay 
Anni, three. 

Maxine Garner is a counselor and 
director of religious activities at 
Woman's College. 

Reva May (Heidinger) Mills wrote 
in May: "While Muriel (Fairbanks) 



American Alumni Council 

Meets in Williamsburg 

July 11-14 

Woman's College was represented at 
the annual meeting of the American 
Alumni Council held in Williamsburg. 
Va., July 11-14 by Betty B. Jester, 
alumnae secretary. Three hundred thirty- 
nine delegates representing colleges from 
all parts of the United States and Canada 
met for four days to discuss problems 
common to all and to hear experts in 
various fields of alumni activity. 

The well-planned program under the 
direction of Mr. Hill Turner, of Vander- 
bilt University, included such outstand- 
ing speakers as Dr. J. L. Morrill, presi- 
dent of the University of Minnesota: 
Dr. Arthur S. Fleming, president of Ohio 
Wesleyan: Judge Dorothy Kenyon, of 
New York; Dr, William G. Avirett, edu- 
cational director of the New York Herald- 
Tribune: Dr. Wilfred P, Shaw, director 
of Alumni Relations at the University of 
Michigan: and Mr. Vernon M. Geddy, 
president of the Society of Alumni and 
Council of Colonial Williamsburg, Small 
discussion groups on the alumni 
magazines, fund-raising, faculty-student- 
alumni relationships, and various classi- 
fications of colleges and secondary schools 
all with able leaders, constituted a large 
part of the program. 

Highlight of entertainment was the 
performance of Paul Green's "The Com- 
mon Glory," the formal banquet and 
dance at Williamsburg Inn. 

Mr. William Gibson, alumni secretary 
of University of Minnesota, president of 
the council, presided at most of the ses- 
sions. Mr. Chesley Worthington of 
Brown University is the new president, 

Mr. Charlie McCurdy of William and 
Mary was in charge of local arrangements 
for the session. 

Representatives left the conference 
stimulated with new ideas and inspiration 
for greater service to the alumni and to 
their institutions. 



Mickel '.39 was visiting her sister, Lu- 
cille (Fairbanks) Soden '46 in Free- 
hold, I visited them and saw their 
baby boys. We enjoyed talking about 
college days and the many things that 
have happened since. Last fall I en- 
joyed attending an Alumnae meeting 
and tea at N. J. C, where Mrs. Jester 
brought the college out of the past 
and up to the present with her talk 
and illustrative pictures. In March we 
visited my parents in West Palm 
Beach, Fla"." 

Heath (Hendren) Clark, class of 
'39, and her husband live in Mount 
Airy. They have three children — 
eight, six, and two. 

Frances (Horner) Brown, new ad- 
dress: 236 Melrose St., Winston-Sa- 
lem. Frances attended Alumnae Day 
activities. May 28. 

Mildred (Howell) Stoddard and her 
family have moved from Belle Glade, 
Fla., to 2515 — 16th Avenue, West, 
Bradenton, Fla. Mr. Stoddard gave up 
his position as plant pathologist at 
the Everglades Experiment Station 
and is now associated with E. I. Du- 
pont de Nemours in Bradenton. The 
Stoddards have two children — Grace 
Mildred, six, and Edwin Robert, three. 
Mildred sends regards to all '39'ers. 

Phyllis (Keister) Schaefer and her 
two "little girls visited her parents, 
Dr. and Mrs. A. S. Keister during 
commencement. The grandparents 
took over for her so she could attend 
the '39 luncheon and the other Alum- 
nae Day activities. 

York Kiker attended the Home Eco- 
nomic Convention in California and 
was able to combine it with a tour of 
the West. 

Edith York (King) Webb and her 
husband live in Langdale, Alabama. 
They have a daughter, Nell, who was 
a year old in January, 1949. 

Marjorie Leonard is teaching in the 
Department of Physical Education at 
Woman's College. 

Josephine (Lovvrance) Kummer and 
her husband adopted a six months old 
son January 31, 1949, named Tommy. 
The Kummers live in Covington, Ken- 
tucky. 

Mary K. (McLaughlin) Byrd who 
attended the '39 luncheon May 28, has 
moved to 12 N. Spring St., Concord. 

Margie (McLean) Schakenbach and 
a friend of hers opened a fabric shop 
in April in Forest Hills, N. Y.— 71-01 
Austin Street. "The Cloth Coop" is 
the attractive name of the shop, and 
they specialize in silks, rayons, and 
cotton. Margie's four years of retail- 
ing in the College Book Store plus the 
experience and knowledge of fabrics 
gained during several years with Bur- 
lington Mills combine to make her a 
"natural" in her new venture. 

Mary E. (Purvis) Finlator, her hus- 
band and two children, Wallace, four, 
and Elizabeth 2y2, live in Elizabeth 
City. 

Trudy (Rainey) Creede and her 
family have moved to Springfield, 
N. J. Trudy writes that Springfield is 
a small town and the Creedes love it. 

Elaine (Reagan) McPhail, 709 S. 
Jackson Street, Gastonia, has a son. 



Richard, Jr., five, and a daughter, 
Martha, three. 

Mary Helen (Ross) Honeycutt, 138 
S. Third St., Albemarle, has two chil- 
dren, Bunkv seven, and Helen three. 

Dorothy (Rosseland) McPhaul, 2707 
Oberlin Rd., Raleigh, was among those 
attending the '39 luncheon on Alum- 
nae Day. 

Leah Skelton is teaching physical 
education in Kearny, N. J. 

Ethel (Stanley) Allen, Four Oaks. 
"I am teaching commercial work in 
Four Oaks High School, my home 
town. I have a six-year-old daughter 
and have been president of the Four 
Oaks Woman's Club this club year." 

Annabele (Teague) Powers lives in 
Siler City. They have a son two years 
old. 

Mildred (Thomason) Sandlin's new 
address is 715 E. Whitaker Mill Road, 
Raleigh, N. C. 

Helen (Veasey) Smith has recently 
moved from Atlanta, Ga., to Rhyne 
Ave., C-91, Winston-Salem. 

Eleanor Weeks is with the Ameri- 
can Red Cross at the Marine Base, 
Paris Island, S. C. 

Betsy (Wharton) Newland lives in 
Greensboro. She has two sons. 

1940 

Everlasting President 

Mrs. Louis McKnight Jones 

(Valerie Powell) 

6100 Pitt St., New Orleans 20, La. 

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Gantt 
(Dorothy A. Brown), a second daugh- 
ter, Rebecca Lee, February 12, 1949. 
The Gantt's other little girl, Judith 
Cameron, was three on July 4. 

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Kendall 
Beavers (Henrietta Jackson) a son, 
March 1949, Orlando, Fla. 

Born to Dr. and Mrs. Herbert Carl 
Lee (Dovie Kinlaw) a son, Herbert 
Carl Lee, Jr., May 28, 1949, Rich- 
mond, Virginia. 

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Howard C. 
Holland (Oma Lee Parker) a son, 
Alan Howard, March 23, 1949, Wash- 
ington, D. C. 

Olive (Briggs) Ford and her hus- 
band live in Arcadia, Florida, where 
they are on the staff of the Florida 
State Hospital. Mr. Ford is assistant 
steward and Olive is medical secretary 
to the director. 

Marian (Cox) McGlohon, Jr. "We 
have just bought a house where the 
four of us are extremely happy. We 
have two girls, ages four and two. I 
am near "Lib" Drake who is doing a 
wonderful job teaching piano at East 
Carolina Teachers College." 

Celia Durham's engagement has 
been announced to Gregory Murray. 
The marriage is to take place in the 
fall. 

Elva Evans, who teaches in the 
Junior High School of the Rhode 
Island School for the Deaf, Provi- 
dence, R. I., spent the summer in Mur- 
freesboro with her parents. 

Marion Fisher lives in Memphis, 
Tennessee. 

Ellen Griffin teaches physical edu- 
cation at Woman's College. 



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Elizabeth (Nookie) Hunnicutt lives 

in New York City. 

Natalie (Krug) Lee, Jr., Fox Spring- 
Road, Forest Hills, Augusta, Ga., has 
two children, Melinda, 3% years and 
Lansing, III, one year. 

Grace Evelyn (Loving) Gibson lives 
in Laurinburg, and has two sons. 

Ruby Morgan is dietitian at Duke 
University, Durham. 

Editha Morris is working on her 
Master's Degree in economics at 
U.N.C. 

Marion (Okell) Murch, lives in 
Rochester, N. Y. They have two 
daughters. 

Anne (Pike) Howe's address is 199 
Beacon St., Hartford, Conn. 

Martha Plonk received her Master 
of Science degree from Ohio State 
University in June, 1949. 

Muriel (Qua) Staton. 2225 Rose- 
wood Ave., Winston-Salem, writes: 
"Our daughter, named Jill, by her 
brothers, Joe and Jack, is now a year 
and a half — and already is quite a 
tom-boy. My husband has just been 
elected President of the Winston-Sa- 
lem Junior Chamber of Commerce. He 
is Sales Manager with Farmers' Dairy 
Co-op here in Winston. My oldest son, 
Joe, starts school this fall, which is 
very hard for me to believe." 

Jane (Rash) Matthews teaches mu- 
sic in Charlottesville, Va. 

Melba Virginia Shafer received her 
degree of Master of Science in Bac- 
teriology from the University of 
Southern California in June. 



1940 Reunion 

Twenty-eight of us had a wonderful 
reunion May 28. and we really missed 
the rest of you. The luncheon was buffet 
style at Mrs. Hedgepeth's out on North 
Park Drive and it was delicious. Mary 
Cecile (Higgins) Bridges was chairman 
of the arrangements and really took care 
of everything. 

Special guests included Mr. and Mrs. 
James Painter (English Department) , 
Miss Mereb Mossman (Sociology Depart- 
ment) . and Miss Helen Burns (Freshman 
Class Chairman). We all enjoyed hear- 
ing from them about the College and 
progress that is being made. 

Lettie (Hamlett) Rogers is teaching 
creative writing at W. C. and also is 
completing her second novel: Marion 
(Okell) Murch was here from Roches- 
ter. N. Y., and reported two daugh- 
tes; Margaret (Moser) Landers lives in 
Baton Rouge. La., and was here with her 
year-old son, visiting her parents. Ellen 
Griffin, who was general chairman for re- 
unions, took time out to join us for 
lunch. Incidentally, the costume exhibit 
she managed in Alumnae House was most 
interesting. 

Our Ninth Reunion was a huge suc- 
cess and do begin now making your plans 
to come next year for our tenth. The 
more who come, the more fun it is for 
everyone. See you next year. 

Val (Powell) Jones, 
Everlasting President. 



Roberta (Hardee) Poiner, 6 Mar- 
chant Road, Winchester, Mass., has 
one daughter, Jerry. 

Frances (Harward) Connell lives in 
Spartanburg, S. C. They have a son 
2V2 years old. 

Mildred Haugh is still traveling 
quite a bit in her capacity as head of 
all the informal dining rooms in the 
Statler Hotel chain. She missed the 
reunion this year because of a restau- 
rant convention. 

Mary Cecile (Higgins) Bridges is 
President of the Junior Woman's Club 
in Greensboro. 




1 above is Alma Elaine Spicer, daughte 
of Mr. and Mrs. G, Thurston Spicer (Aim, 
Kirstein '40), Asheville, who will be a yea 
old in August, 



Billie (Smith) Staby, 15 Forest 
Ave., Old Greenwich, Conn., writes: 
"So sorry I couldn't make the reunion. 
My nursery school closed its second 
successful year the 27th and I expect 
to start a beach group shortly. No 
rest for the weary!" 

Mary Louise Spratt, Route 4, Char- 
lotte, is Director of Medical Social 
Services in Charlotte Memorial Hos- 
pital. 

Alice Suiter works with the Recrea- 
tion Department in Charlotte. 

Frances Elizabeth (Walton) Dut- 
tera's address is 2.361 St. Johns Ave., 
Jacksonville, Fla. 

1941 

Everlasting President 

Mrs. Thomas Newton Brafford, Jr. 
(Elizabeth Patten), 

25081/2 Vanderbilt Ave., Raleigh. 

Born to Mr. and Mrs. James Finn 
(Matrena Lockhart) a son, Andrew 
Lockhart, June 3, 1949, Buffalo, N. Y. 

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Richard D. 
Heckel (Nancy Poe) twins, a boy and 
a girl, February 1949, Arlington, Va. 

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Max C. Jack- 
son (Ruth Wilson) a daughter, Su- 
zanne, February 13, 1949, Chatta- 
nooga, Tennessee. 

Dorothy (Banks) Armstrong, 2606 
Pine Street, Butte, Montana. "Buck, 
Betsy and I are looking forward to a 



visit to sunny North Carolina the last 
of June. We hope to soak up enough 
of North Carolina's sun in the two 
months to last us through our next 
winter's snow. I wish it were possible 
for me to be there for commencement 
but Buck will not finish his field work 
until June 25. He is completing his 
Junior year at Montana School of 
Mines where he is majoring in 
Geology." 

Audrey Faye (Dodson) Anthony, 
4005 Peterson Ave., Greensboro, is 
president of the Ladies Auxiliary to 
the Major George E. Preddv, Jr., post 
V. F. W. 

Margaret Lee (Fordham) Wilson 
has three children, Anne 4^/^, George, 
III, three, and Edward, one. Her hus- 
band, George Wilson, Jr., son of Prof. 
George Wilson of the Woman's Col- 
lege English Faculty, attended sum- 
mer school at Columbia University be- 
ginning work on his PhD. 

Mary E. Gamble, 532 20th Street, 
N. W., Apt. 210, Washington 6, D. C. 
"I have been doing secretarial work 
in the United States Department of 
Labor in Washington for the past two 
years. Prior to that I spent five years 
in New York City where I shared an 
apartment with Carolyn Poole '42, and 
we often saw friends from the Wom- 
an's College." 

Nellie (Gravely) Rogers lives at 
U. K. 29, Vetville, State College, Ra- 
leigh. She has a daughter, Becky, 2%. 

Elizabeth (Helsabeck) Alley's new 
address is C-34 Moore Apts., Burling- 
ton, N. C. 

Edith (Hopkins) Thorn and her hus- 
band, Dr. Thorn, who is in his last 
year of resident training, live in New- 
ington, Va. She works for the editor 
of a medical journal. The Thorns have 
two children, a daughter, 3% and a 
son 21/2. 

Ruth (McKeithan) Thomason, 64 E. 
Truman Ave., Salt Lake City, Utah, 
will return to Greenville, S. C. Jan- 
uary 1st, and her husband will go into 
practice in General Surgery there. 

Alice (Madry) Bolton stays busy 
working and keeping house in Rich 
Square. 

Mary Miller, who for two years was 
director of the Mclver Street Home 
Management House, is now connected 
with Ivey's Department Store in Char- 
lotte, as an interior decorator. She 
returned for commencement this year 
and wrote when she returned home, 
"You may consider me one of the most 
enthusiastic 'reunioners.' If only 
everyone who didn't get to come back 
could know how much fun we who did 
get back really had!" Address: 901 E. 
Boulevard. 

Betty Lou (Moore) Gore and her 
husband are living in Cedartown, Ga., 
148 Thornton Avenue. They have two 
children, Annette, four months, and 
Jeff, 17 months old. 

Janet C. Morrison's address is 133- 
45 Sanford Avenue, Flushing, L. I., 
N. Y. 

Marjorie (Norton) Bishop's new ad- 
dress is 51 Puritan Drive, West Hart- 
ford 10, Conn. 

Irene Parsons, 4602-30th Street, Mt. 
Rainier, Maryland, is a Personnel of- 



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ficer with the Veterans Administra- 
tion in Washington, D. C. 

Sarah (Ramsaur) Heyward and her 
husband who is pastor of the Presby- 
terian Church, live in Raeford. They 
have two children, Mary Hamilton, 
five, and Nathaniel James, II, three. 

Ellen (Self) Cooper and her hus- 
band live in Henderson. Ellen writes: 
"Have an eight-room house and no 
children — but do have a mother cocker 
spaniel and her five young ones. Al- 
ternate between Henderson, Asheville 
and Morehead City, where we have 
a cottage. I am educational secretary 
for the Episcopal Church, president of 
the Hospital Guild, and next year's 
president of the Junior Garden Clubs 
— all of which keep me rather busy." 

Adelaide (Shuford) Teague and her 
husband live in Hickory, where Mr. 
Teague is sales manager for the 
Pepsi-Cola Company. 

Celeste (Spivey) Sawyer, 406 N. 
Road Street, Elizabeth City. "We have 
a young son, Charles Byron Sawyer, 
born September 18, 1948. At seven 
months Charles weighs 32 pounds! I 
visited my sister Anne (Spivey) Wim- 
bish '43 in Greensboro recently. Also 
had a grand visit with Faith (Whit- 
lark) Tabbut '41." 

Helen (Sweet) Vandercook, Nor- 
walk Girl Scout Association, 3 Ann 
Street, South Norwalk, Conn. "This is 
surely one happy life for me! We 
were married on April 21, and then 
toured the New England States, 
spending a week at a lovely country 
home in upperstate Connecticut. We're 
both back in Norwalk now at work 
again, and I am staying on as Execu- 
tive Director of the Norwalk Girl 
Scout Association, while Dave is work- 
ing as a radio and television techni- 
cian. Some of my classmates will re- 
member Dave — he came to our Sopho- 
more Prom from our hometown in 
Scranton, Pennsylvania. You know 
how it is, 'hometown sweethearts' 
married happily after all these years." 

Elizabeth (Teague) Wood and her 
husband live in Rockingham. Little 



Thomas Phillips Wood, Jr., is bVz 
months old. 

Helen Williams, 510 Rugby Road, 
Charlottesville, Va., has been selected 
a "visiting member" of the Univer- 
sity of Virginia Phi Beta Kappa, and 
will do further graduate work at 
U.N.C. this summer. 

Jean (Williams) Hamilton wrote in 
May: "As I write this, spring has 
come to Chicago and it is a blessed 
relief from all the cold, cold wind and 
dirty coal dust. This life is a far cry 
from that which we knew and loved in 
sunny California, but we hope the two 
years it will require for Bob to get 
his degree here at Northern Illinois 
College of Optometry will pass 
quickly. I am anticipating a visit with 
my parents in North Carolina within 
a month or two. This will be especially 
nice for my two girls, age 17 months 
and 30 months, as there is limited 
space in the vicinity of our apartment 
building for them to play. I did so 
enjoy the Alumnae Dinner meeting 
which was held here in Chicago last 
month. Listening to Miss Taylor talk 
of the progress being made in so many 
different departments at Woman's Col- 
lege was like a shot in the arm for one 
who has been away from N. C. as long 
as I have." Her new address is 915 
East 42nd St., Chicago. 

Carolyn (Wilson) Chichester. "We 
are soon to move to Washington, D. C. 
Mr. Chichester is now Chief, Enter- 
tainment Section, Army Recreation 
Service, Department of the Army. In 
March, I had a chance to return to my 
old love — the theatre — and starred as 
Regina in the Civic Theatre production 
of 'Little Foxes' here in Waco, Texas." 

Carolyn (Wolfe) Ashcraft, 216 Col- 
leton Rd., Raleigh, has a daughter, 
Ann, aged three. She and her husband 
have returned from a trip to Philadel- 
phia where they visited Mrs. J. C. 
Lockhart, Jr. (Sara Joyner '40) and 
her family. 




Class of 1941 

Dorothy Ward. Imogene (Cashion) Pritchard. Helen Williams. Sallie (Sloan) 
Fcnville, Elizabeth Booker, Mary Miller, Sarah Virginia (Colcrider) Innes, Car- 
olyn (Wolfe) Ashcraft. Mary (Houston) Cromartie, Eleanor (Jackson) North- 
cott, Marjorie (Norton) Bishop, Dr. Lyda Gordon Shivers, 

Standing left to right; Rita Dubois, Mary E. Gamble. Laura Clinc, Margaret 
Coit, Emma (Draughon) Lewis. Helen Sherwin, Evelyn Cox. Judv (Paschall) 
Mauze, Carolyn Willis. Annette (Bridges) DuLaney, Mildred Younts. Helen 
(Morgan) Harris, Martha Mendenball, Lucille (Griffin) Leonard. 



1941 Keunion Luncheon 

The Class of '41 had a grand re- 
union during the 5 7th Commencement. 
We had luncheon in the Home Economics 
Cafeteria. There were twenty-six of us 
back and you can just imagine the chat- 
ter that went on in our dining room. 
Our group was especially honored, and 
I'm not so sure but what we were the 
only group so honored, as Marjorie Nor- 
ton Bishop had brought her husband 
with her, and he entered right into the 
spirit of the day and seemingly had just 
as good a time as we did. We sat at a 
U-shaped table and had two lovely ar-. 
rangements of blue and white flowers. 
One of these had to be moved as more 
and more of our classmates came in. It 
f was real good to see so many familiar 
faces, but we surely missed that of our 
everlasting president. Lib Patten Braf- 
ford, who was ill and could not get here. 
She sent her greetings and good wishes, 
though, to all of us. We were pleased 
too, to have Miss Shivers as our guest. 
Just like old times! 

After lunch. Miss Shivers welcomed 
us with a nice little speech and suggested 
that each of us tell what we were doing 
with ourselves now. We started with 
Carolyn Willis — she is changing jobs this 
summer, leaving the Baptist Hospital at 
Winston-Salem for a bigger and better 
job in Boston, and came on around the 
table to Mary Miller who told us she 
had come back to graduate all over again 
— yes, she got her Master's Degree in 
Home Economics this year. She is now 
interior decorator at Ivey's in Charlotte. 

Helen Williams told us she had 150 
boys of her own — she is the only female 
member of the teaching faculty at the 
University of Virginia — teaching Span- 
ish! Margaret Coit is just before having 
a book published on John C. Calhoun, 
and I could just go on and on about the 
jobs, babies, housekeeping, etc., but I 
was supposed to write only a short note 
about the luncheon, and it has turned out 
to be quite lengthy. I must say that we 
had news of those who could not be 
with us too. and learned of new names, 
new babies, and new jobs. And we had 
pictures to see too, each proud mama 
having written on the back of the photo- 
graphs the name and age of her offspring. 

We really, sincerely hope that more 

and more of us can get together at the 

next reunion. We will be having our 

tenth in 1951! My, how the time flies! 

Elizabeth Booker. 



1942 

Everlasting President 

Mrs. Samuel M. Hayworth 
(Sue Murchison),, 
828 West Haven Blvd., 
Rocky Mount, N. C. 

Born to Mr. and Mrs. A. Gordon 
Milbrath (Jeanne Armstrong) a 
daughter, Martha Jane, December 15, 
1948, in Elizabeth City. Their son, 
Arthur Gordon, Jr., is now three years 
old. 

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Martin W. 
Parcel (Jean Berbert) a daughter, 



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Toby Lee, June 18, 1949, East Pales- 
tine, Ohio. 

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Ben- 
son Ledbetter (Mary Lucille Coch- 
rane) a daughter, November 24, 1948, 
Rex Hospital, Raleigh. 

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Howard Lee 
Cramer (Gilda Jane Crotts, Com. '42), 
a daughter, Mary Webster, September 
3, 1948, at West Palm Beach, Florida. 
The Cramers, who live at Delray 
Beach, Florida, enjoyed a trip Christ- 
mas to Cuba. 

Born to the Rev. and Mrs. Welles R. 
Bliss (Elizabeth duFour), a daughter, 
Julia Elizabeth, on March 12, 1949, 
Mountainside Hospital, Montclair, 
New Jersey. 

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Harry E. Le- 
Grand (Undine Nye) a son, Harry, Jr., 
May 1, 1949, Raleigh. 

Born to Mr. and Mrs. William Ed- 
win Willis (Ellen Southerland), a 
daughter, Jane Monroe, March 19, 
1949, Highsmith Hospital, Fayette- 
ville. 

Esther Bennett visited the college 
for several days in June. She planned 
to leave around July 1 for Carbondale, 
Illinois, where she will be connected 
with the Museum at Southern Illnois 
University as Curator of Education. 
Her work will be conducting tours and 
field trips for children in the training 
school. 

Ruth (Blackman) Ferguson, 410 
Bickett Blvd., Raleigh, is Assistant 
State Supervisor of Home Economics 
Education and State Adviser to N. C. 
Association of Future Homemakers of 
America. 

Lillian Cope wi-ote during June: 
"Last year, as I wrote our class presi- 
dent, I couldn't attend the alumnae 
activities as I was going to Japan on 
an Army job for two years. But a 
sudden illness hospitalized me six 
weeks and I had to forgo my much 
looked forward to trip and jolj. Thus, 
I'm ^till in Chicago but full of hope 
for a future trip. It was wonderful to 
see Miss Katherine Taylor on her re- 
cent trip, and to discover other W. C. 
girls living here." 

Maxine Dark's new address is Box 
242, Bard Hall, 50 Haven Ave., New 
York 32, N. Y. 

Mary (Eppes) Turner's new address 
is 1212 Pamlico Drive, Greensboro, 
N. C. 

Elizabeth (Harrell) Denton, 4324 
Old Brook Road, Apt. 21, Richmond, 
Va. "Have continued to make my 
home in Richmond since my marriage 
and have a son. Will Esca Denton, 
born September 2, 1948." 

Eleanor (House) Williams and her 
family live at Newton Grove. Eleanor 
writes: "I am having a wonderful time 
keeping house and looking after my 
two little girls, now that school is 
out." 

Josephine (Howard) Munson wrote 
in June: "In November, 1946, I sailed 
for Europe to join my husband. First 
Lt. Arthur L. Munson, who at that 
time was stationed in Weiden, a small 
village in Germany bordering on 
Czechoslovakia. For two years and 
four months I was in Germany, living 



in Weiden for four days, in Regens- 
burg (Germany's oldest city, located 
in Southern Germany — Bavaria — and 
on the Danube), in Straubing, and 
finally in Landshut which is two hours 
from Munich, the capital of Bavaria. 
While in Europe, I visited Strausburg 
and Paris in France; Wels, Salzburg, 
Linz, and Vienna in Austria; I was in 
Prague, Czechoslovakia, three times 
and in Pilsn once; I was on tour 
through Italy and skiied in Switzer- 
land. The experience, while at once 
depressing, lonesome, and often mo- 
notonous, was one I shall never forget. 
There were many things to see, to 
learn; things which the people of the 
United States still do not know and 
perhaps cannot appreciate. I have col- 
lected insurmountable piles of notes 
and shall try to write them into book 
form in the near future. Since I have 
been home these past three months, I 
have made sixteen talks on Germany 
to various civic organizations. Also, 
I wrote and enacted the part of a 
Czech girl in a radio play which was 
broadcast over WFNC on May 15, 
commemorating 'I Am An American' 
day. There are still so many things 
to say, so many things to write. I 
shall leave that for my book and hope 
that my classmates may share this 
experience with me through the pages 
of this book." Josephine is at home at 
402 RoUingwood Circle, Fayetteville. 

Faye (Kornegay) Isherwood is now 
living at 10 Maxwell Court, Mains 
Ave., Syracuse 7, N. Y. 

Marjorie (Johnson) Johnson's ad- 
dress is Ward 1-B Army and Navy 
General Hospital, Hot Springs, Ark., 
where she is undergoing treatment for 
arthritis. She writes that Major John- 
son and Paul, III, are holding down 
the fort at their home station, Biggs 
Field, El Paso, Texas. 

Ruth Leonard's new address is 
White Hall, The Pennsylvania State 
College, State College, Pennsylvania. 

Mary Katherine (MacQueen) Er- 
vin's new address is 41/2 Bowling Park 
Road, Asheville. 

Frances Lee Reesman has been ap- 
pointed as personal secretary to Gov- 
ernor W. Kerr Scott. 

Hilda Gae (Renegar) Moffitt and 
her husband live in Chapel Hill — "The 
Pines," Raleigh Road. Mr. Moilitt has 
accepted a position with Hospital Sav- 
ings Association as Administrator of 
Hospital Relations. Hilda is "enjoy- 
ing being a housewife." 

Polly (Sattler) Mowell's new ad- 
dress is Glencoe, Maryland. 

Sally (Sieber) Kutzlet lives in New- 
York City. They have one son. 

Lois (String'field) Simone's new ad- 
dress is 836 East Jersey Street, Eliza- 
beth, N. J. 

Anne (Turrentine) Hazen, Jr., 4407 
Perlita St., Apt. C, New Orleans, 
Louisiana. "We found a beautiful 
apartment in a new development, 
Parkchester, here in New Orleans. It 
is really a wonderful city to live in 
and we have made many nice friends. 
Our daughter, Barbara, is six months 
old and a very good baby. We enjoyed 
our vacation the last of May, when 



we went to Hartford, Conn., George- 
town, Maine, and stopped by for a 
visit with my family in Elizabethton, 
Tennessee." 

1943 

Everlasting President 
Mrs. Wm. W. Davis 
(Jane Thompson), 

209 East 6th St., Lumberton. 

3orn to Mr. and Mrs. Garess 
Nicony, Jr. (Adele Liebig) a daugh- 
ter, Jewel Ann, October 12, 1948, Glen 
Ridge, N. J. 

Born to Mr. and Mrs. John F. Rabe 
(Myrt Padgett) a daughter, Cynthia 
Lynn, May 19, 1949. Myrt's new ad- 
dress is 3684 SE Center Street, Port- 
land 2, Oregon. 

Helen (Ames) Glaze lives in Nutley, 
N. J., and they have three children, 
John, five, Carolyn, three, and Martha 
Lee who will be a year old in October. 

Judy (Baldwin) Gooch's new ad- 
dress is 2401 Lake Drive, Raleigh. 

Gladys (Beatty) Miller's new ad- 
dress is 4018 Roanoke Rd., Toledo 12. 
Ohio. 

Louise Boatman is doing psychiatric 
social work and teaching fourth year 
medical students at the Boston Psy- 
chiatric Hospital. 

Alice Katherine (Bowling) Bagley, 
class of '43, wrote recently: "I had 
dinner several weeks ago with Jean 
(Jordan) Patterson '43 and her hus- 
band while I was visiting in New 
York. While there, I stayed with Fa- 
dean (Pleasants) Van Tassel '28 and 
had a lovely time." 

Doris (Bullard) Pittman, Jr., Fair- 
mont, N. C. "My husband is back in 
the Army as Captain and in the past 
six months we have traveled from 
New York to Florida. Everywhere I 
go, I run into W. C. girls. We are 
back at Ft. Dix, N. J., now for awhile. 
We find Army life fun — certainly 
never boring." 

Dorothy (Cashion) Robbins, Box 53, 
Cornelius, N. C, teaches English, 
French and does Library work in Cor- 
nelius High School. 

Mary (Childs) Black's new address 
is 204 Wardour Drive, Annapolis, Md. 

Carroll (Christensen) Somerville, 
Sevakeen Lake, R.F.D. 1, Salem, Ohio. 
"After five years of continual moving 
around from Morehead City, Beaufort, 
S. C, Detroit, Pittsburgh, Newark and 
East Orange, N. J., we've finally 
settled (I hope) in Salem, Ohio. There 
never seem to be any W. C. girls out 
this way, but I'd love to see them if 
they come." 

Elinor Wilson (Clement) Kirk's ad- 
dress is Pine Grove Mills, Pa. 

Henrietta Clodfelter received her 
Master of Science in Zoology from the 
University of Iowa in June, 1949 

Phyllis (Crooks) Coltrane, 299 S. 
Union Street, Concord, writes: "This 
Spring has been mighty busy. Betty 
(Dorton) Thomas '44 and I put on a 
fashion show for our Junior Charity 
League in March. Just a week later, 
Danny (age nine months at the time) 
rolled off the bed and broke his leg. 
He was in traction in the hospital for 



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33 



four long weeks. I stayed with him — 
even spent the nights. Then we had 
two weeks of a big heavy cast from 
his waist to his toes — another two 
weeks of keeping him from standing 
— but it's good as new now and I'm 
so thankful there are no ill effects. I 
had lunch with Wyche Adams '43 in 
Charlotte last week and heard all her 
exciting wedding plans." 

Jean (Crosby) Hutchinson wrote 
during June: "After leaving Woman's 
College, I went through three years of 
nurses training at Massachusetts, then 
two years in the Army Nurse Corps. 
Have been married nearly three years. 
I am office nurse to a plastic surgeon. 
My husband graduated from Trinity 
College last summer." The Hutchin- 
sons live at 158 Collins Street, Hart- 
ford, Conn. 

Doras (Downey) Hubert wrote in 
June: "I have just finished a busy 
year as president of the Hacketts- 
town (N. J.) Junior Woman's Club. 
We accomplished many fine things 
during the year and won first prize in 
the state for our welfare work." 

Martha (Hardy) Dixon, 208 S. Mc- 
Lewean Street, Kinston, is case work 
supervisor for the Lenoir County De- 
partment of Public Welfare. For the 
past two years she has been supervis- 
ing a U.N.C. student doing her field 
work in Lenoir County. Martha re- 
ceived her Master's in Social Work 
from U.N.C. in June 1947. She is sec- 
retary of the Family Economics Se- 
curity Committee of the N. C. Confer- 
ence for Social Science. 

Grace (Hollingsworth) Carroll's 
new address is 8.54 West Bessemer, 
Greensboro, N. C. 

Margaret (Kinlaw) Shields is still 
teaching Home Economics at West- 
moore School near Robbins. "My work 
is very pleasant, but teaching and 
keeping house make for quite a lot 
of work." 

Adele Kutzleb works with Pratt- 
Whitney Corp. in Hartford, Conn. 

Nettie Lou Lomax's new address is 
2810 Sherwood Street, Greensboro. 

Margaret (Palmer) Barrows, Jr., 
new address is 61-3 Angell Street, 
Providence, R. I. 

Catherine (Powell) Lee and her 
husband are living in Whiteville where 
they are both practicing law with her 
father. They studied law together at 
U.N.C. this past year. 

Mary Lane Siler, who has been 
working at Woman's College in the 
Dietary Department, will be head die- 
titian at St. Mary's School and Junior 
College in Raleigh beginning Septem- 
ber 1. 

Grace Slocum, 1739 Eutaw Place, 
Baltimore, Md., writes: "I am still 
working at the Enoch Pratt Free Li- 
brary in Baltimore. 1 was recently 
transferred to the new bookmobile — 
a huge affair that travels around the 
city, makes nine weekly stops and 
carries 4,000 books." 

Jane (Thompson) Davis writes that 
her daughter is two years old, and 
that besides heading' a drive to start 
Girl Scouts in Lumberton, she works 
part time in her husband's business. 



Mary Ruth Thompson, who is 

assistant Home Agent in Wilkes 
County, with headquarters in Wilkes- 
boro, was on the campus during March 
to attend the Assistant Home Agents' 
Canning Workshop at the College. 

Lydia Anne Watkins' new address 
is 4423 Monroe Road, Charlotte, N. C. 

Anna (Winslow) Newbold was liv- 
ing for a time in Gangkok, Siam, 
where her husband was with the 
American Consulate. The latest news 
is that she is moving to Batavia, Java. 

Jean Colhoun Yates, 300 S. Aycock 
St., Greensboro, is dietitian for Sears, 
Roebuck and Co., Greensboro. 

1944 

Everlasting President 
Mrs. Garnet E. Miller 
(Billy Upchurch), 

Asheboro, N. C. 

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Thomas S. 
Goodman (Edith E. Cole) a son, 
Thomas Scott Goodman, Jr., April 
1, 1949. 

Born to Mr. and Mrs. T. B. Pratt, 
Jr. (Eugenia Cox) a second daughter, 
Margaret Ann, May 13, 1949, Baptist 
Hospital, Winston-Salem. "Penny" 
age three is delighted with her new 
sister. 

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Joseph A. 
Bitting (Sara Fulton) a son, Joseph 
Anthony, III, January 26, 1949. 

Born to Mr. and Mrs. A. K. Moore, 
Jr. (Janice Hooke) a son, Alan Lan- 
caster Moore, April 24, 1949, at St. 
Leo's Hospital, Crreensboro. 

Born to Capt. and Mrs. Alston Law 
Brown (Jean Jorgensen) a daughter, 
Derryle Gordon, April 25, 1949, Tokyo, 
Japan. The Browns' address is TIS- 
GHQ-FEC, APO, care Postmaster, 
San Francisco, California. 

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Norman 
Smith (Mary Alice Shackelford) a 
daughter, Leslee Lenore, February 6, 
1949, Woman's Hospital, New York 
City. 

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Robert S. 
Browning, Jr. (Lois Williams) a son, 
James Brigham, June 27, 1949, North 
County Community Hospital, Glen 
Cove, Long Island, New York. 

Frances (Alberty) Barham and her 
husband, Rutley, who live in Mayodan, 
attended the Rotary International 
Convention in June. Their daughter, 
Sallie Ann, will be a year old Aug- 
ust 4. 

Bonnie Angelo, who is Woman's 
Editor of The Winston-Salem Journal, 
writes: "This summer, I'll be writing 
fashion news with a Paris dateline! 
I can't believe I'm actually going to 
Europe after so many false starts. 
I'm flying over, coming back by ship 
into Quebec about September 1. News- 
papering, however, continues to be a 
delight." 

Josephine (Atkin) Price and her 
husband, Capt. M. L. Price, expect to 
be in Japan for the next two and a 
half years. Address: c/o Capt. M. L. 
Price, A O 561858, Hq. 1809th AACS 
Group, APO 710, c/o PM, San Fran- 
cisco, Calif. 



Mary Elizabeth Barwick has just 
completed her second year as a mem- 
ber of the English department at 
Woman's College, and for the month 
of August she is to be a counselor at 
Burnsville School of Fine Arts, Burns- 
ville, N. C. 

Ellen Butler, 4050 Edgewood Rd., 
Baltimore, Md., is doing social welfare 
work with children. 

Anne Hollingsworth (Carter) 
Freeze's new address is 726 Florham 
Avenue, High Point, N. C. 

Mabel Chandler, Anchor Company, 
Inc., Winston-Salem, wrote in May: 
"I have been elected president of the 
Forsyth County Alumnae Association 
for 1949-50 and consider it quite an 
honor as I am always interested in 
W. C. I enjoyed by visit back this 
spring to take part in a panel discus- 
sion of personnel work put on by the 
Gamma Alpha Club. The Altrusa Club 
of Winston-Salem is sending me as a 
delegate to the International conven- 
tion in Ban Springs, Alberta, Canada, 
June 15-July 4. I am looking forward 
to the trip. The tour will take in 
Yellowstone National Park and a tour 
of Chicago. The states that will be 
included in the tour are Virginia, West 
Virginia, Ohio, Illinois, Minnesota, 
Wyoming, Montana, and North Da- 
kota." 

Katherine (Davis) Smith, Fremont. 
writes: "In early March, Glenn and I 
visited Lida (Ormand) Henry and her 
two children, Bobby and Nancy, at the 
hoine of her parents in Bessemer City, 
N. C. Lida was my W. C. roommate 
for four years and this was our first 
visit since our graduation." 

Jean Dickey, H-3b University Apts., 
Durham, is president of the Durham 
Pilot Club for this year, and when she 
wrote, she was planning' to attend the 
national convention in June. She is 
vice-president of the National Secre- 
taries Association in Durham, and 
president of the Durham County 
Woman's College Alumnae Chapter. 

Mary Virginia (Edwards) Campbell, 
309 W. Hampton Ave., Erwin Farms, 
Lancaster, S. C, writes that her hus- 
band, who was graduated from State 
College in June, is working with the 
Spring Mills there. "My little son. 
Tommy, is thrilled with the new house 
we have." 

Frances Faulkner teaches math in 
Kinston High School. 

Anita (Fife) Jennings and her hus- 
band live in Allston, Mass., where she 
works in the office of Chandler-Far- 
quhar Co. He received his master's 
degree from Boston University in 
June. 

Catherine L. Fritz is teaching in the 
summer session of the Wisconsin 
Summer Playground, Madison, Wis- 
consin. 

Mary Grandy's new address is 53 
So. Pierson Road, Maplewood, N. J. 

Elizabeth (Jordan) Laney was re- 
cently appointed executive director of 
the Mecklenburg County (North Car- 
olina) Girl Scout Council. Lib is also 
a member of the board of directors of 
the Children's Nature Museum and of 
the North Carolina Recreation So-, 
ciety, and is very active in the Meek- 



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lenburg Alumnae Chapter. For the 
summer, she is at Camp Juniper, the 
I\Iecklenburg- area camp at Cheraw 
State Park, S. C. 

Jean (Moomau) Boyd, Box 25, 
Greens Farm, Conn., is finishing her 
second year of teaching piano at 
Westport School of Music and is also 
doing some musical criticisms for lo- 
cal papers. 

Betty (Nickerson) Ward, 450 Shef- 
field Road, Ridgewood, N. J. "We are 
now in the process of 'breaking in' a 
new house. Our sixteen-month-old son, 
Artie, is, as you can imagine, doing 
his best to help us achieve a lived-in 
look." 

Mary Pattee's address is 34 Hart- 
ford St., Newton Highlands 61, Mass. 
Mary Elizabeth Piland, Seaboard, 
N. C. "I'm still teaching, but this year 
I have returned to my home state, and 
am teaching history in Charles L. 
Coon High School, Wilson, N. C." 

Emily Porter, College Heights, 
Bowling Green, Kentucky, is teaching 
Music Education and cello in Bowling 
Green. 

Alison (Rice) Willard, 11 Park St., 
South Hadley, Mass., has three chil- 
dren. Her husband is assistant comp- 
troller at Mt. Holyoke College. 

Phyllis Sheeran lives at 47 Fair- 
mont Blvd., Garden City, Long Island, 
N. Y. 

Barbara Ann Smith has completed 
her fourth year as travel counselor for 
the Carolina Motor Club in Charlotte, 
and is making plans for her wedding 
in the fall. 

Arline M. Steinacher, Charlotte Me- 
morial Hospital, 1400 Scott Avenue, 
Charlotte. "I am still at Memorial 
Hospital in Charlotte, along with Nell 
Stephens '44 and two of the class of 
'48 — Brady Daniel and K a t i n a 
Michaels who are student technicians 
here. "Welshie" Davidson of the class 
of '47 is a technician, too. I was 
thrilled with seeing a lot of the girls 
with whom I had lost touch at a recent 
alumnae banquet — the one at which 
Dr. Jackson was speaker. Most of 
them are married and raising families 
and it was fun to talk over the good 
old days at W.C. I am still doing some 
work at the Charlotte Little Theater 
under the direction of Tom Humble, 
and enjoying it thoroughly. We did 
"Candle Light" last month, and ran 
it for twelve performances, which was 
a real source of satisfaction to the 
entire cast." 

Scott Tyree's new address is 37 Del- 
mont Drive, N. E. Atlanta, Georgia. 

Mary Alice (Vann) Fox and her 
husband, both of whom are medical 
doctors, are living at 329 South 17th 
St., Philadelphia, Pa. 

Clara (Wiesmann) Mason, 126 Cor- 
nett Place, South Orange, N. J. "Al 
and I are looking forward to our trip 
to Europe this summer. We plan to 
visit Al's parents in England and to 
spend some time on the continent." 

Delice (Young) Kerr, Jr., Apt. 3, 
2728 Porter St., N. W., Washington 8, 
D. C. "My marriage took place in 
Charlotte, N. C, September 4, 1948. I 
have been employed for some time at 



the British Embassy, Washington, and 
am assistant in charge of the Honours 
and Awards Section. My husband is 
a Lieutenant in the U. S. Navy and 
is at present stationed with the Bu- 
reau of Supply and Accounts at the 
Department of the Navy." 




above are Carol 5 and Barbara 2. 
daughters of Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Shaw (Ruth 
Peacock '44), who lives in Gainesville, Fla. 



1945 

Everlasting President 
Mrs. Herbert G. Bench 
(Dianne Page) 

c/o Capt. H. G. Bench, 9190-A 
Hq. 86th Air Base Group, Neubiberg 
APO 407, c/o Postmaster, N. Y., 
N. Y. 

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Lan- 
dry (Sarah Power Armstrong) a sec- 
ond son, John Robert, June 21, 1949, 
Greensboro. 

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Lacy Sellars 
(Kitty Ward Maxwell), a daughter, 
Mary Maxwell, February, 6, 1949, Da- 
vidson, N. C. 

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Donald Hines 
Bissett (Valera Miller) a son, Donald 
Hines, III, January 1949, Chapel Hill. 

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Albert 
McGehee (Coline Thies) a son, Joseph 
Albert, Jr., June 26, 1949, Abbeville, 
Louisiana. 

Gloria (Blumenthal) Nathan's new 
address is R.F.D. 1, Box 407A, Greens- 
boro. 

Iris (Burris) Calloway, Mt. Pleas- 
ant Road, Concord. "July 1 starts my 
fourth year with the Cabarrus County 
Welfare Department in Concord. 
Guess that shows that I still enjoy 
the work. Doris Lopp '47, is a sopho- 
more in the same office. Right now 
my thoughts are all on summer vaca- 
tion. Last year, Hal and I had a won- 
derful tour of the New England States 
and Canada. This year we are trying 
for California." 

Violet M. Caneega wrote: "I have 
been teaching in East Hampton, Long- 
Island, New York, which is a summer 
resort at the ocean's side and which 
is the home of John Howard Payne, 
who wrote, 'Home Sweet Home.' It 
has been wondrous fun to teach a 
fourth grade of twenty-two cherubs, 
to mingle with a faculty young in 
years and personality, to have all 
necessary supplies with which to 



teach, to have free periods in which 
to prepare lessons. The 'Bonicas' — 
name given to the natives — welcome 
their teachers and have showered 
'Northern' hospitality on this Southern 
'gal.' I have had the lead in two 
plays at the Guild Hall Theater in the 
village; have sung in the church choir 
and choral concerts, have read poetry 
for the 'Art Homes'; have picked my 
first cranberries; have had on my first 
skiis! Two of my pupils made me 
very proud by winning first place and 
honorable mention in the Village Art 
Contest." 

Carolyn (Coker) Brandt and her 
husband, who have been studying and 
traveling in Europe for the past year, 
returned to Greensboro in May. 

Nancy (Cox) Stigelman, Jr.'s new 
address is Clifton Road, Rocky Mount, 
North Carolina. 

Ruth (Crowder) McSwain works 
with the Recreation Department in 
Raleigh. 

Evelyn (Dahlin) Soles' new address 
is 2241 Bremont Avenue, Cincinnati 
12, Ohio. 

Katherine Fishel was discharged 
from the U. S. Army in October, 1946. 
In February, 1947, she began work 
with Veterans' Administration in 
Washington, D. C, where she roomed 
with Mary Jean Smith '45. She re- 
signed in June, 1948, to go to Mexico 
with American Friends Service Com- 
mittee. In December, 1948, began 
work with Veterans' Administration 
in Winston-Salem, where she is still 
located. 

Kathryn (Furr) Palmer and her 
husband live at 415 Miles Road, Shel- 
by. Kathryn wrote recently: "We have 
lived in Shelby one year and feel very 
much at home. My husband. Bill, is 
the personnel manager of the Hudson 
Hosiery Company. We enjoyed a two- 
weeks trip to Florida and Cuba dur- 
ing July." 

Camilla (Griffin) Herlevick and her 
husband are living in Elizabeth City, 
203 Penn-Jo Apt. He is District For- 
ester and Camilla is secretary to the 
president of the shipyard. 

Martha W. Hall, of Scotland Neck, 
was passing through Greensboro in 
July and called by the Alumnae 
House. 

Carolyn Harward, The York, Apt. 
312, 20th Street, Washington, D. C. 
"I have been working with the Demo- 
cratic National Committee, and am 
now planning to begin work as secre- 
tary to Congressman Carl T. Durham 
in July." 

Lois (Hutton) Keels, 123 N. Per- 
son St., Raleigh, is working in Raleigh 
for the Carolina Power & Light Co., 
while her husband is studying at State 
College, where he will get his degree 
in June 1950. 

Jean Johnson wrote in May: "I have 
finished my courses at New York Uni- 
versity's Institute of Pine Arts for 
an M.A. in the History of Art (Spe- 
cializing in Oriental art) and am sail- 
ing for Europe in June for a first- 
hand view of the paintings and build- 
ings I have been seeing in photo- 
graphs and books. After attending 



August, 1949 



35 



summer school at the Cinquentenaire 
in Brussels, I'll travel in France and 
Italy, probably staying briefly in 
Switzerland, the Rhineland, Holland 
and England. Then next spring, with 
good luck, I hope to finish up my 
thesis and degree." 

Irene Kossow is studying at Van- 
derbilt University in Nashville, Tenn. 
She plans to work with the Red Cross 
there when she finishes studying. 

Audrey Irene (Lum) Fanarella, 
1608 17th St., N.W., Washington 9, 
D. C, writes: "This past May, I at- 
tended the spring luncheon of the 
Washington chapter of the Alumnae 
Association. They had as guest 
speaker. Senator Frank Graham — he 
gave a wonderful talk about W. C. It 
was really an excellent meeting." 

Mary Louise (Owen) Magness, Jr. 
"Ernie is in school here at U.N.C., and 
since last September, with living con- 
ditions in Chapel Hill as they are, we 
have lived in one room and shared 
kitchen privileges with two other 
couples and another lady — seven in 
all, in one little old kitchen! The boys 
all have 8 o'clock classes and if you 
don't think it's like Grand Central 
Station down there, you should be 
piesent some time. June promises an 
apartment in Victory Village, though, 
and we can hardly wait. 

"In order that the students' wives 
will have opportunities to become ac- 
quainted, and form varied social pro- 
grams and groups of their own, there 
is a wonderful organization called the 
Carolina Dames Club here at U.N.C. 
This past year, I have been Treasurer 
of the organization, and have also be- 
longed to several of the smaller 
groups which make up the whole." 

Dianne (Page) Bench, with her two 
sons, Scotty and Timmy, left in July 
to join her husband in (jermany. Ad- 
dress: c/o Capt. H. G. Bench, 9190-A, 
Hq. 86th Air Base Group, Neubiberg, 
APO 407, c/o Postmaster, New York 
City. 

Ruth (Royal) Baines, who lives in 
Lexington, Va., visited Greensboro in 
April and brought her year-old son, 
David, over to the college. 

Lee (Sherrill) Mathews and her 
family live at 28 Earlewood Gardens, 
Columbia, S. C. Lee wrote recently: 
"We are in the process of organizing 
an alumnae chapter here in Columbia. 
Our next meeting is in September. 
Personally, I haven't much news to re- 
port. My days are filled taking care 
of Becky and the numerous things 
that come up! I do wish more of my 
classmates would contribute news to 
the magazine — that's about the only 
way we can keep 'in touch' with one 
another." 

Sara Ellen Smithson's new address 
is P. 0. Box 277, Oteen, N. C. 

Mary Frances Sutton, 2715 Willow 
Dr., Charlotte, says: "I'm back in the 
insurance business but with a different 
company and I like it fine. My dear 
class, you should have seen or rather 
heard me lead the College Song at the 
Mecklenburg Chapter Meeting. It was 
really a howl. That was a good meet- 
ing. When you people come to Char- 



lotte, call me at Employers Mutuals 
of Wisconsin. I'm always full of 
gossip." 

Carol Van Sickle, 84 Valley View- 
Avenue, Ridgewood, N. J. "I'm still 
working in New York City, and 
wouldn't trade it for the world! See 
several alumnae often — Elaine Simp- 
son '45; Sue Walker '44. However, 
much as I love New York, it was a 
real thrill to visit the campus in 
March and spend a night in Alumnae 
House! The campus is certainly 
changed, but then that's a good sign. 
And as for the people, especially the 
faculty, they're just the same; and 
that is the greatest compliment I 
could pay them!" 

Gladys (Wager) Clarke and her 
husband have moved to Crozet, Vir- 
ginia. Gladys writes that she would 
enjoy hearing from any alumnae in 
that section — near Charlottesville, Va. 

Eloise Whitson, 22 Finalee Ave., 
Asheville, is doing secretarial work. 




lOve is W. Wain Barber. Jr., ni 
tiths old son of Mr. and Mrs. W. W. B: 
(Betty Simmons '45) of Winston-Sale 



1946 

Everlasting President 

Mrs. Robert LeRoy Cowan, Jr., 
(Betty Jane Sarratt), 

5230 N. E. 2nd Court, Miami, Fla. 

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Bruce D. Har- 
rington (Mary Annis Jennings) a son, 
Bruce DuPree, Jr., June 26, 1949, 
Charlotte. 

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Harold S. 
Johnson (Sugenia McGee) a daughter, 
Clara Sugenia, February 22, Newport 
News, Va. 

Born to Mr. and Mrs. C. D. Mize 
(Martha Ann Moore), a daughter, 
July 4, 1949, Wesley Long Hospital, 
Greensboro. 

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Zim- 
merman (Margaret Short) a son, Da- 
vid Gray, March 3, 1949, Greensboro. 

Jane (Austin) Cunningham writes 
that she is still playing the role of 
housekeeper, cook and nurse in Smith- 
field — "not complaining, just brag- 
ging." 

Huldane Dean writes: "I taught 
school again in Lexington, N. C, this 
year and roomed with Flayree Hill '42 



graduate of W.C. Saw Jane Gardner 
'45 at Edna Flynn's ('46) wedding in 
April. 

Dorothy (Blaney) Robinson, Uni- 
versity Manor Apts.-18, Gainesville, 
Fla., is doing rural case work and her 
husband is studying law at the Uni- 
versity of Florida. 

Lillian Boney's new address is 204 
Regent Street, Hampton, Va. 

Betty (Bostian) Caddell, 202 Me- 
morial Hwy., Tampa, Fla., writes: 
"My father is going into the chicken 
business down here. He's building a 
house now, and the family will move 
down in July. You can imagine what 
doting grandparents will do to my 
nine months old daughter, Ann! Glenn 
Thompson '46 and Lucky Hiers have 
just moved into their new house, and 
it's very near our apartment. 

Virginia Lee (Commander) Bell and 
her husband live at 2223 H Street, 
N. W., Apt. 105, Washington, D. C. 
Mr. Bell graduated on June 30 from 



1946 Keunion Luncheon 

The Class of '46 held its meeting at 
the Junior Woman's Club on May 28. 
Our class reunion luncheon was a very 
delightful occasion, and how we mis::ed 
every one of you who were absent. We 
were very pleased to have about thirty 
girls there, along with Miss Martus, our 
class chairman. Needless to say. we 
wasted no time in learning about each 
and everyone — what they are doing, 
where they were living, what their hus- 
bands were doing, and how many chil- 
dren would be sent to W. C. by our 
class thus far. 

Unfortunately, Betty Jane (Sarratt) 
Cowan could not be with us. but Miss 
Martus brought along some pictures of 
little Jane which had been sent in. We 
hope to have more of a collection of 
class pictures next year for our meeting. 
Miss Martus has offered to look after a 
class scrapbook, and pictures to be sent to 
her at the College. So, begin now send- 
ing in pictures of yourself and your fam- 

iiy. 

We enjoyed singing our Class Song 
and the College Song, It was surprising 
how many of the words we remembered! 
Kat Cole returned thanks, and we had a 
delicious meal, Mary Martin Lindsey 
acted as our secretary in place of Norma 
(Perry) Poe, who couldn't be with us, 
Susan Darden read the treasurer's report 
for Agnes Manson, who was in Wash- 
ington, D. C, and could not make the 
meeting. We were disappointed that Miss 
Alexander could not be with us, but we 
found many things to talk about. 

Betty (Yost) Little was in charge of 
all arrangements in Greensboro and we 
give special thanks to her for a grand 
job. 

Betty Jane (Sarratt) Cowan has 
moved to Florida, Her new address is, 
Mrs, Robert LeRoy Cowan, Jr,, 5230 
N.E. Second Court, Miami, Fla. 

1 wish that every member of the Class 
of '4 6 could have been with us. We hope 
to have you next year. 

Sarah (Moss) Clark, 



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The Alumnae News 



George Washington University. Vir- 
ginia Lee is soloist for St. Margaret's 
Episcopal Church in Wasliington. 

Ruth (Cooling) Matt's new address 
is 111 S. 38th Street, Philadelphia 4, 
Pennsylvania. 

Sara (Crowder) Spurlin and her 
husband. Bill, moved to Miami, Fla., 
in June. They loci; forward to seeing 
much of Betty Jane (Sarratt) Cowan 
and her husband. 

Rose (Crump) JMorrow's new ad- 
dress is Box 831, Chapel Hill, N. C. 

Elizabeth (Davenport) B r o w d e r, 
Box 612, Weldon, writes: "On our way 
back from Florida in January, we 
stopped to see Lib White '46 and 
Eleanor (Strong) Barkley '46. Had a 
wonderful time talking aliout the good 
old days at W. C." 

Betty (Dixon) Paschal, 1617 Queen 
St., Winston-Salem, wrote in June: 
"My liusband is with Sears, Roebuck, 
and I am woman's editor of the Twin 
City SentineL 

"My W. C. roommate, Mary Morris 
'46, flew to England last week to be 
married. Jimmy and I were in New 
York for the week and wished her a 
bon voyage." 

Annette (Edwards) Clark is living 
in Elkin. where her husband, Dave, 
who finished State College in June, is 
associated with the Chatham Mfg. Co. 
Their daughter is eight months old. 

Kathryn (Edwards) Montague, 323 
E. Lane Street, Raleigh. "Bob and I 
have finally found an apai'tment here 
in Raleigh and we certainly are enjoy- 
ing it. We have been in it about two 
months now and since that time Ebby 
Snow, Dorothy (Spears) Talley, and 
Ginny (Setzer) McLean, all of '46, 
have been to see us. Ginny brouglit 
her little girl with her. She is a little 
doll, too. There are quite a few W.C. 
girls here in Raleigh. In fact, Doris 
W. Batchelor '48, works in the office 
next to mine in the Agriculture Build- 
ing. Bob has another year of school 
so we will be in Raleigh that much 
longer. If any of you are in Raleigh, 
do come by to see us." 

Mary Louise Fink, 728 N. Church 
St., Salisbury, is working this sum- 
mer in the Social Service Department 
of Duke Hospital and is continuing 
her studies toward an M.S.S.W. in 
psychiatric case work at U.N.C. 

Nannie Ree (Fisher) Shearin writes: 
"I am working with the City Recrea- 
tion Department of Raleigh and will 
live here until my husband graduates 
in June of this year." 

Edna (Fulp) Pike's address is 546% 
13th Ave., N. E., St. Petersburg, Fla. 

Dimitra S. George, 231 Oleander 
Drive, Wilmington, is still with the 
New Hanover County Welfare De- 
partment as a ease worker. With her 
are Sue (Smith) Applewhite '46 and 
Louise Hardwick '46. "We often find 
time to stop and chat of our alma 
mater and the wonderful times had 
there — and the great changes being 
made daily." 

Mary Elizabeth (Gunn) Davis, Box 
305, South Boston, Va. "We're off to 
Chicago for the summer where Ken 
will continue his studies for his Ph.D. 



In the fall, we are moving from the 
University of Wisconsin to the Uni- 
versity of North Carolina at Chapel 
Hill. We would appreciate any 'leads' 
toward an apartment or house there!" 

Virginia (Harris) Rothman is liv- 
ing in Cliapel Hill where her husband 
is an instructor in the Spanish De- 
partment. Virginia is a Child Welfare 
Worker with the Welfare Department 
and she writes: "Mv new mailing ad- 
dress is P. O. 212," Chapel Hill, and 
the phone number is F-5556. You 
46'ers call me whenever you're at 
'the Hiir." 

Jean Hinson's new address is 422 
Ponce de Leon, N.E., Atlanta, Ga. 

Marv (Hix) Dalton, 520 Haw Creek 
Road, Asheville, N. C. 

Florence (Hoffman) Cohn, 188-20 A, 
69th Avenue, Flushing, N. Y., wrote 
during July: "Seymour and I are liv- 
ing at the Fresh Meadow Develop- 
ment on Long Island. He works as a 
project engineer at the Sperry Gyro- 
scope Company, and I'm becoming a 
veteran housewife. Toby (Propper) 
Cohen '46, spent a week-end with us 
along with her husband not too long 
ago." 

Marilyn Jackson, 467 Avon Avenue, 
Newark, N. J. "I am now working for 
the Fleischmann division of Standard 
Brands in Hoboken. I would like to 
hear from some of my class mates." 

Iris Marie Kiger began work July 
18 as vocational home economics 
teacher in Mooresville. During her 
vacation she visited Annie Laurie 
Lowery '46 in Trenton and Peggy 
Wallace '46 in Asheboro. 

Elizabeth Laughridge, Columbia 
Hospital, Columbia, S. C. "I enjoyed 
very much the meeting with Mr. and 
Mrs. C. W. Phillips and the Alumnae 
here in Columbia on January 30. It 
was nice to find out about the changes 
made at W. C. from Mr. Phillips, who 
gave us a picturesque description. I 
see "Punkin" (Breeden) McLaurin '45, 
who lives here in Columbia, real 
often." 

Jane (Linville) Joyner and her hus- 
band spent the summer at their home 
in Chapel Hill. He will be in medical 
school again this year and she plans 
to teach in Durham High School. 

Margaret (Meares) Davenport, 2114 
West Concho, San Angelo, Texas, has 
a son, Tommy, Jr., three, and her hus- 
band was elected county attorney last 
July. She served as secretary for the 
Girl Scout Association for five months 
last year. 

Priscilla (Moore) Brinkley, 105 
Trailwood, State College Station, Ra- 
leigh, is with the State Laboratory of 
Hygiene. Her husband is a senior at 
N. C. State College. She sent a pic- 
ture of her cocker named Walter Clin- 
ton for Chancellor Jackson and says 
besides being one of the smartest, he 
has received quite a bit of publicity 
because of his name. 

Mabel (Newlin) Michael writes from 
McConnellsburg, Pa.: "Being married 
to a minister is certainly one of the 
most exciting, interesting and varied 
kinds of a life I ever imagined. There's 
never a dull moment as Mark and I 



work together in all the organizations 
of the church, make personal contacts 
by visitation and entertaining as we 
try to stimulate interest in things 
beyond the local church." 

Bettie Jane Owen, Gibsonville. "I 
have resigned my position as Director 
of Physical Education at Greensboro 
College in order to begin study on a 
Master's Degree. I have been accepted 
at New York University and expect 
to begin in September 1949. I am 
planning to do my major work in Mod- 
ern Dance." 

Lucy Ann (Pritchard) Park, Apart- 
ment IIB, 600 W. 113th St., New York 
City, writes: "The biggest thing in 
our life together so far — Bruce passed 
his oral matriculation examination for 
his Ph.D. in English on April 25, and 
now he's pursuing a dissertation topic 
through the Columbia University Li- 
braries. 

"I took over a new job in the Cata- 
loging Department of same libraries. 
Supervisor of the Processing Unit, 
which turns out cards, adds copies, 
does all the other non-professional 
jobs in our huge department. It keeps 
me hopping every minute. 

"But despite being so busy, we man- 
age to get to things like Maxwell An- 
derson's Anne of the Thousand Days 
and the Ballet Theater. I also see 
quite a bit of some W. C. females who 
like this town as much as I do. Maxine 
Applewhite and Dorothy Gray (both 
'47) live in this same building, and 
Katharine Perar ('47) arrived last 
month and is working at Gouverneur 
Hospital. I saw Nancy Mullen at the 
Metropolitan opera, and Betsy High- 
smith '46 behind the advisory counter 
of the drapery department at Bloom- 
ingdale's when we bought curtains for 
our one-room palace this spring." 

Elaine (Rashkind) Lefkowits' new 
address is 414 Graham Street, High- 
land Park, N. J. 

Leigh (Richardson) Hicks. Ill W. 
Walker Ave., College Park, Ga., 
writes: "Harry is the assistant man- 
ager of the new Western Auto store 
in Marietta, Ga. We hated to give up 
our house, so he is commuting the 28 
miles from College Park to Marietta 
daily. My son who is walking and be- 
ginning to talk occupies most of my 
time. We are hoping to get to Miami 
this summer to visit my mother and 
father-in-law. My own family has a 
nice cruiser up at Chicamauga Dam in 
Tennessee. This is part of the T.V.A. 
waterways and the scenery is beauti- 
ful. We plan some swell week-ends 
on the boat." 

Frances Kittrell '46, with Delta Air 
Lines is still flying in and out of Col- 
lege Park, Ga. I also see Bootsie 
Webb '47, real often. I'm looking foi-- 
ward to August when Mary Cornelia 
(Bowen) Bruton '47, will drop in on 
her way to North Carolina fro m 
Florida." 

Celia (Rothgeb) Webb. "My hus- 
band and I are moving to Roanoke, 
Va., the first of June. He will be do- 
ing his intern work in clinical psy- 
chology at the Veterans' Hospital 
there." 



August, 1949 



37 



Helen Sanford, Norwood High 
School, Norwood, N. C. "As the direc- 
tor of dramatics in our school, I car- 
ried a one-act play to the Drama Fes- 
tival in Chapel Hill this spring. We 
received an 'honorable mention' — not 
tops, but pretty nice for the first par- 
ticipation of this school in the Fes- 
tival. Mary Belle Teague '48, received 
the same rating with her play from 
Kings Mountain." 

Doris (Smith) Moffatt's new ad- 
dress is North Wilkesboro, N. C. 

Marguerite Mildred (Smith) Wood 
writes from Dorchester, Mass. "We 
have been celebrating for the last 



week or so. Joe received his B.M. in 
Music June 6 from Boston University 
— what a class! — 2970 in all. He starts 
his graduate work in September, but 
we are hoping to visit North Carolina 
before that time." 

Angela Shell received her master of 
arts degree from Indiana University 
in June 1949. 

Evelyn Ann Snow's new address is 
nil W. Market Street, Greensboro, 
N. C. 

Mildred (Sternberger) Shavian of 
Bristol, Tenn., with her 21-month-old 
daughter, Leslie Elizabeth, visited her 
parents in Greensboro in March. 




Jean (Stockton) Piner, when she 
wrote in June, was living in Chapel 
Hill where her husband was in school. 

Betty Jane (Sarratt) Cowan says 
she likes Miami very much. Their 
young daughter Jane, is seven months 
old "and getting cuter every day." 

Zoe Swecker, Room 318, Internation- 
al House, 1414 E. 59th Street, Chicago 
.37, Illinois, wrote recently: "I have 
just passed the qualifying exams for 
the Ph.D. in the Department of His- 
tory at the University of Chicago. I 
have decided not to take a master's 
degree. For the Ph.D., I still have 
'prelims,' a dissertation and the final 
oral to go. At least three more years!" 

K. Lucile Tegg wrote in May: "Our 
High Point music program had quite 
a bit of Dublicity in the April issue 
of the NCEA Journal. 'Just Stringing 
Along' is the article. One picture has 
my back in the foreground — probably 
the best picture I ever had taken." 

Peggy Wallace works with the De- 
partment of Public Welfare in Ashe- 
boro. 

1947 

Everlasting President 
Ruth Webb, 

416 W. Rugby Ave., 
College Park, Ga. 

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Horace Pear- 
sail, Jr. (Elizabeth Battle Applewhite) 

a son, William Battle, January 17, 
1949, Wilmington, N. C. 

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Walter J. 
Klein (Elizabeth Goodman) a second 
son, Robert Paul, May 25, 1949, Char- 
lotte. Richard, their older son, was 
three years old in May. 

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Waite Brewer, 
Jr. (Virginia Wilkinson) a son, Waite, 
III, Wake Forest, March 10, 1949. 

Jean Adams finished her graduate 
work at Duke University this summer. 
New address: 2330 Westover Drive, 
Winston-Salem. 

Julia Alexander is working at the 
Williamsburg Inn, Williamsburg, Va. 

Carol (Armstrong) Foreman and 
her husband, who received his degree 
in accounting from Duke University 
in July, have moved to 310 W. Main 
St., Elizabeth City, N. C, where he 
is treasurer of the Foreman Lumber 
Company. 

Ann Bannerman, 2218 St. Mary's 
Street, Raleigh, wrote in May: "I am 
still at State College Infirmary and 
love my work. I plan to be here until 
the end of next school year. I am 
looking forward to Alumnae Meeting 
May 10. when Miss "Alex" will speak 
to us. There are quite a few girls in 
my class here, and we all enjoy get- 
ting together. I also saw several of 
my classmates when I was in Ann 
White's '47, wedding last December." 

Jumela Boulus is attending a Work- 
shop at the University of Detroit this 
summer. 

Anne (Carter) Carlton's new ad- 
dress is Shellburn Apartments — No. 
39, 115 St. Stephen Street, Boston 15, 
Mass. She works in the guided mis- 
siles library at Massachusetts Insti- 
tute of Technology in Boston. 



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Agnes Cochrane's new address is 

Moore County Hospital, Pinehurst. 

Juanita (Cox) Hedrick, 400 Penn- 
sylvania Ave., Bristol, Tenn., spent 
three weeks at her home in Asheboro 
en route to Bristol from Nashville. 
Her husband will teach physical edu- 
cation and coach basketball at Vir- 
ginia High School next year. 

Helen Edwards (Daughtry) Duke's 
new address is 106 Montgomery St., 
Raleigh. 

Norma Lee Esky, Box 901, Roanoke, 
Virginia, received her M.M. in violin 
from the Cincinnati Conservatory of 
Music in June. 

Alice (Farmer) Davis, 1014 Buch- 
anan Blvd., Durham, writes: "I plan 
to be in Durham next year and to 
teach the fourth grade again. Mary 
Reavis Lounsbury and I are hoping to 
continue our teaching in the same 
school." 

Mary R. Fryar, Summerfield, says: 
"I am still working in the Home Office 
of the Southern Life Insurance Com- 
pany here in Greensboro." 

Mary Graham has moved from 
Richmond, Va., to Raleigh where she 
is associated with Radio Station 
WPTF. 

Phyllis Green, 547 Bellevue Ave., 
Trenton 8, N. J., is still employed as 
the buyer of infants' and childrens' 
wear in a local department store. 

Mary Hallman, 219 Florence St., 
Greensboro, is working at the Main 
office of Burlington Mills as a secre- 
tary. 

Jane (Harrell) Ganser and her hus- 
band are now living at 2620 South 
Adams Street, Apt. 2., Arlington, Va. 
Mr. Ganser was graduated in June 
from Lafayette College in Easton, 
Pennsylvania. 

Mary Ellen Harrell, 374 Elk Spur 
Street, Elkin. "June 14, 1949, I am 
sailing for Europe and will spend 
eight weeks in Italy helping build a 
Protestant Youth Center. I am going 
with other American young people 
through the World Council of 
Churches." 

Mary Ellen (Hodgin) Bobb and her 
husband are both studying at Union 
Theological Seminary in Richmond, 
Va. "Don is in his second year in 
Seminary and I'm completing my 
Master's Degree in Bible and Religious 
Education this spring." 

Constance (Jason) Shea and her 
husband live at 26 Prospect Street, 
South Dartmouth, Mass. Constance 
says she would like to hear from any 
alumnae living in that section. 

Bonnie (Kirby) Morris and her hus- 
band will be in New York City after 
September 1. Her husband, who re- 
ceived his LL.B. from the University 
of Georgia in June, will enter New 
York University for work on his Mas- 
ter of Laws Degree. 

Sara (Lavton) McGee now lives at 
.3821 Legation St., N.W., Washington, 
D. C. Her husband is engaged in re- 
search this summer, but will return to 
Vanderbilt in the fall where he will re- 
sume work toward his Ph.D. in eco- 
nomics. 



Miriam Leab, 444 E. 58th St., New 
York City, is a junior interviewer at 
the Arthur Murray headquarters 
studio. 

Gertrude Ledden, 215 Gordon Street, 
Sanford, N. C, has been secretary in 
the general offices of Mack's 5, 10, 25c 
Stores, Sanford. She plans a visit to 
her family in San Antonio this sum- 
mer. 

Mary Betty Leigh, Ashland Ave., 
Bedford, Va., will be at home in 
Greensboro after June 6th. 

Constance Jane (Lydecker) Haw- 
kins' new address is 187 South Broad- 
way, Nyack, N. Y. 

Anne (Marbrv) Garrison lives at 17 
Cobb Terrace, Chapel Hill. 

Helen (Miller) Klassett, 537 Wood- 
land Avenue, Hickory, N. C. "After 
my husband completed electrical 
school in St. Louis, Mo., we returned 
to Hickory. We have a nine-month 
old son, Michael Henry, and I have 
just accepted a position as secretary 
at the Century Furniture Company." 

E. Jane Moon's new address is 
Y.W.C.A., Room 738, Oklahoma City, 
Oklahoma. 

Eleanor Morgan, 509 Mayflower Dr., 
Greensboro, is manager of Greensboro 
Senior High School Cafeteria. 

Margaret Clark Munro, 615 Joyner 
St., Greensboro, is with the AAA 
making routings and reservations. She 
is taking shorthand twice a week at 
the Greensboro Evening College, and 
working with the Little Theatre. 

Suzanne Norman's new address is 
1017 West 5th St. Winston-Salem. 

Judy (Parham) Powell wrote in 
May that her husband was graduat- 
ing from State College in June and 
they would move to Asheville where 
he will be connected with the Minerals 
Research Laboratory. "I had quite a 
thrill when I attended the General 
Assembly mass meeting and saw Miss 
Katherine Taylor and Miss Elvira 
Prondecki, Kathryn Ray '47 and Ruth 
Poore '47. That meeting proved profit- 
able in more ways than one. I took 
my 7th graders to Raleigh for a day 
in April. They had a grand time, and 
so did I. We went to WPTF where I 
saw Mary Graham '47, who has re- 
cently moved to Raleigh from Rich- 
mond and Dixie (Holman) King '47." 

Madeleine (Parker) Heine, Jr., 1213 
Oakmont Avenue, Greensboro. "My 
main job these days is looking after 
the wants of our 10 month old son, 
'Beau'." 

Martha Dell (Purvis) Hudson, 716 
S. Fulton St., Salisbury, will teach the 
second grade there. Her husband is a 
surveyor. 

Betty Sue (Regan) Pitts is now liv- 
ing in Apartment D, 155 Berkley Ave., 
Lansdowne, Pa. Her husband is a 
chemist with the Atlantic Refining 
Company. 

Marie (Robertson) Lattin's new ad- 
dress is 1188 Mayfair Drive, Rahway, 
New Jersey. 

Gloria (Schlossberg) Levine, 148 
Pendleton St., New Haven, Conn., 
writes: "My husband and I are very 
comfortably settled in our new home. 
"Elkie" Katyin ('47) dropped in for an 



August, 1949 



39 



unexpected visit for two days. It was 
great to see lier. We see Laura Mae 
"Toby" Propper ('46) and her hus- 
band (who is at Yale) quite often. 
We have become great bridge com- 
panions." 

Helen Seymour's new address is 
Box 143, Alamance, N. C. 

Caroline Simmons writes: "Still 
working at the High Point-Greensboro 
Airport. I had a wonderful trip to 
New York and return by way of 
Miami this past winter. Had a long 
chat with "Dink" Deal Ware '47 while 
in N. Y. C. I'm planning several trips 
during my vacation, all by air 
(natch) ! It's amazing how you can get 
around that way — 'course working for 
an airline helps a lot." 

Geneva Marie Smith, 514 W. Poplar 
St., Johnston City, Tenn., writes: 
"Have been speaking a lot lately in 
Spanish — at the N.C.E.A. in Asheville, 
and at a Sigma Delta Pi meeting at 
U. T. in Knoxville, Tenn. This summer 
I'm going to teach English in Spanish 
to ten Cubans at Milligan College. 
Won't that be fun?" 

Alice Tilson, 27 Charlotte Street, 
Asheville, writes: "I am secretary at 
the Mental Hygiene Clinic, which 
opened in September. I see Pat Wal- 
drop '48 occasionally as we work 'next 
door' to each other. Sally Williams 
'47 and I got a glimpse of each other 
during the Teachers' Convention." 

Doris (Turner) Alexander and her 
husband live at 116 Circle Drive, Sal- 
isbury. 

Marilyn Vincent wrote in May: "Am 
now teaching at University of Geor- 
gia, Athens, Ga., and also director of 
intramural sports program for women. 
This summer, I plan to work for the 
City Recreation Department, Roanoke 
Rapids." 

Carol Walker writes that she is 
planning to teach again next year at 
Allen Jay School. 

1948 

Everlasting President 
Betsy Bulluck, 

Teachers Club, Gold Street, 
Wilson, N. C. 

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Walter B. 
Williams (Opal Chester) a son, Wal- 
ter Lee, November 3, 1948, Pittsboro. 

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Law- 
hon (Roberta Donaldson) a son, Ar- 
thur, Jr., December 29, 1948, West 
End, N. C. 

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Marshall E. 
Propst, Jr., (Billie McNeely), a daugh- 
ter, Nancy Carolyn, July 14, 1949. 

Martha Allen who has been doing 
graduate work at U. N. C. the past 
year planned to spend two months in 
Europe this summer with a group 
headed by Dr. Clemens Sommer, pro- 
fessor of Art History at the Uni- 
versity. 

Mary Ruth Bodenheimer was Edu- 
cational Director at the First Baptist 
Church in Sanf ord during the summer 
and expects to return to her teaching 
position in Winston-Salem Septem- 
ber 1. 



Frances Arnold Bowden. "I have 
just completed interesting and stimu- 
lating first year of teaching dance at 
Wilson College in Chambersburg, Pa., 
and plan to return again in the fall. 
This summer will bring additional 
study at the New York University 
and Conn. College School of Dance. 
Believe me, teaching is wonderful, 
especially in the beautiful mountains 
of Pennsylvania." 

Margaret (Bradley) Quinn's, new 
address is Route 2, Gastonia, N. C. 

Joy (Brandenburg) Stephens, who 
is in Oberstdorf, Germany, wrote in 
May: "This summer we expect to visit 
Holland, Belgium, France, and Switz- 
erland. Oberammergau, the scene of 
. the famous Passion Play, is about an 
hour's drive from where we live. We 
plan to see it when it's given next 
year. This Alpine country is really 
beautiful. You never get tired of look- 
ing at the mountains, for every day 
they look different. The village itself 
is very quaint. Most of the people 
dress Bavarian style — for the women, 
that is laced bodice and white apron 
over their dresses. The men wear 
short leather trousers supported by 
suspenders and Felt Tyrolean hats. 
Lots of local color here. 

If anyone is contemplating a trip to 
Europe, stop in Oberstdorf and see us. 
We love to have visitors — and we'll be 
here until December 1951." 

Susan Bumpass, Hampton House, 
Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, 
has completed her preclinical training 
and three months of psychiatric nurs- 
ing. She says she is very much the 
Student Nurse with emphasis on the 
student. "I see Millicent Teague '48 
and Lita Grey Bulla '48, often as they 
are on the dietary staff." 

Frances A. Butler wrote in May: "I 
will be in Toule until school is out in 
the middle of July, and then plan to 
attend the summer session at the Uni- 
versity of Grenoble until the end of 
September. From Grenoble, I hope to 
spend occasional week-ends with my 
sister, Joey '37, who is with the Amer- 
ican Consulate in Geneva. We spent 
our Christmas holidays together in 
Switzerland. We had hoped to meet 
again for a trip to Italy at Easter, 
but Joey was unable to obtain leave 
at that time. However, I spent a beau- 
tiful Easter holiday frantically trying 
to absorb the marvels of Italy. But 
there is so much magnificence and so 
much beauty, one needs much more 
than 18 days." 

Bettie Byers, 615 W. Bell Street, 
Statesville, is employed as payroll 
clerk and bookkeeper in the office of 
the Statesville Division, Seminole 
Mills, which is a branch of the United 
Merchants & Manufacturers of New 
York. 

Linda Cloer's new address is 3504 
Minnesota Ave., S. E., Washington 19, 
D. C. 

Geraldine Cobb, 412 N. Ellis Ave- 
nue, Dunn, was the guest of Dorothy 
Lou Miller '48 in Newton this spring. 
They visited Myra (Slagel) Waldroop 
'48 one week-end in Franklin. 



Page Coleman, 500 Riverside Dr., 
New York, writes: "I will finish my 
course in Physical Therapy in August 
and will get my master's degree from 
Teachers' College, Columbia Univer- 
sity in February 1950. Will assist in 
the teaching of Corrective Physical 
Education at Teachers' College this 
summer." 

Theresa D'Arcy's new address is 
Hotel St. George, Brooklyn, N. Y. 

Nancy Eifort's new address is B-11, 
Oakwood Court, High Point, N. C. 



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Theo B. Elliott, 229 The Prado, 
N.E., Atlanta, Georgia. "I am a lab- 
oratory technician for a doctor in At- 
lanta and have been here since Octo- 
ber of '48. I am in an apartment with 
my sister, Paxton, who graduated 
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have finally learned to cook. My sis- 
ter is employed as a Secretary in the 
Commanding General's Office at Fort 
McPherson. We go to Alumnae meet- 
ings quite often and it's really nice 
seeing some of our school chums. 
Makes us rather homesick for W. C." 

Dorothy Glenn (Foster) Warren, 
1214 Highland Avenue, Henderson- 
ville, wrote: "After my graduation 
last spring. Lew and I went to Dela- 
ware where we spent the summer 
months mothering 10,000 little 
chickens. As yet, no sequel to 'The 
Egg and I' and no brood of my own! 
September found us in Chapel Hill, 
where Lew finished his last year at 
the University. I did part-time secre- 
tarial work, learned to cook, and par- 
ticipated in the Carolina Dames Club." 

Harriett Louise Gibson and her sis- 
ter, Helen Gibson '45 enjoyed a trip 
to Miami, Fla., and Cuba last October. 

Mary A. Giles' new address is 504% 
N. Greene Street, Greensboro, N. C. 

Jeanne (Harris) Cohn's address is 
1276 Belmont Terrace, Jacksonville, 
Florida. 

Lillie Mary Henson received a B.S. 
in Nursing Education Degree from 
Duke University on June 6. In Sep- 
tember, she plans to be in Charlotte 
at the Charlotte Memorial Hospital 
School of Nursing as an assistant 
nursing arts instructor. 

Rosemary Herman's address is 
Thomas Park, Waynesville, N. C. 

Sally Hudson is a stewardess with 
American Airlines stationed at Fort 
Worth, Texas. 

Rita Hunter, Box 264, Lillington. "I 
have accepted a position as Instructor 
in Chemistry and Head Resident in 
Dormitory at Keuka College, Keuka 
Park, New York, for the school term 
beginning September 1949." 

Margaret S. (Ike) Miller, 733 
Broughton Street, Pittsburgh 13, 
Penna., says: "I have completed a 
year of post graduate study at the 
University of Pittsburgh, and I am 
now working at the Shadyside Hos- 
pital Emergency Room for the sum- 
mer." 

Margaret V. Johnson, 319 S. Chap- 
man, Greensboro, says: "I am 
engaged in personnel work with 
Sears, Roebuck & Company (retail) in 
Greensboro. Have interesting expei'i- 
ences every day — what with inter- 
viewing applicants, rendering first aid 
to employees and customers when they 
are injured, pinch-hitting for people 
all over the store — selling things I 
know nothing about. Enjoyed the re- 
union so much. 'Our particular flock" 
had a grand week-end together, our 
husbands and our fiances joining in 
the fun." 

Bernice Kaplin says: "Although I 
am still a student at the New York 
School of Social Work, I am spending 
the summer as an immigration case- 
worker for the New York Section of 
the National Council of Jewish Wom- 
en. Before starting my summer job, 
Jane Stone, class of '51, and I took 
a motor trip to Montreal and Quebec, 
where we had a most enjoyable time. 



Elaine Pearlstein '46, Gladys Rosoff 

'47, and I are sharing an apartment 
in New York, where they are work- 
ing also." 

Helen (Kemp) Whitney, Eastern 
Manor Apts. B., 3219 Miller Ave., Bal- 
timore, Md., writes that her husband 
is employed at the Army Chemical 
Center, Edgewood Arsenal, Md. He 
completed his industrial engineering 
course at V. P. I. in March. 

Neal Keeter, who has been at West- 
ern North Carolina Sanatorium in 
Black Mountain, planned to return to 
her home in Morganton the last of 
May. 

Janet Kendrick's new address is 
2013 Mass. Ave., N.W., Washington, 
D. C. 

Ruth Macy's new address is 1902 
Shepard Street, Morehead City, N. C. 

Sybil Matthews plans to teach again 
this year in Goldsboro, N. C. 

Barbara Ellen Parrish, Limestone 
College, Gaffney, S. C. "I am planning 
to attend the Summer Session at 
Teachers' College, Columbia Univer- 
sity this summer, beginning work on 
my Master's Degree in Student Per- 
sonnel Administration and Guidance." 

Allene (Parks) Smallwood, 434 
Arlington Street, Greensboro, says: 
"My husband and I have just returned 
from a nice trip through Kentucky 
and Indiana. While we were in South 
Bend, we visited Notre Dame Univer- 
sity. We drove into Michigan, through 
Chicago, and up the lake shore to 
Wauke,2-an, Illinois." Allene is secre- 
tary to Miss Mildred Newton, Admis- 
sion Officer at Woman's College. 

Jean Patterson, 29 Parker St., Free- 
hold, N. J. writes: "Am still in the 
midst of taking my 5th year in diete- 
tics and have just three months to go. 
Have been on my affiliations as sub- 
stitute dietition. Harvard, Wellesley, 
and Medford High School. Before the 
year is over, I shall be at the Statler, 
General Electric in Schnectady and 
LaGuardia Air Port. 

Joyce Posson, 226 N. Brooks, Madi- 
son, Wisconsin. "I have been teaching 
Freshman English all year. Will be 
back at the University of Wisconsin 
in September to finish work for my 
M.A. in January. 

Jane Pruitt's new address is 210 
Carr Dorm., Chapel Hill, N. C. 

Dorothy E. Rabey is still working 
for the Bureau of Entomology, U.S. 
Department of Agriculture, in Savan- 
nah, Ga. She recently spent a month 
in Orlando, Fla., taking a special 
training course. 

Mary Virginia Rigsbee, 1423 E. 7th 
Street, Charlotte, N. C. "I am still 
working as a case work assistant with 
the Mecklenburg County Welfare De- 
partment." 

Faye Roberts plans to teach in 
Roxboro this year. 

Dorothea Stewart plans to teach 
a second year at Buie's Creek. 

Anna Mae Swain writes from Mere- 
dith College, Raleigh, "Our first class 
reunion was wonderful and I'm look- 
ing forward to the next one. I am 
still working as bookkeeper-secretary 
to the Bursar-Treasurer of Meredith 
College and like it fine." 



August, 1949 



41 



Marietta (Thompson) AVright is 

now living at 712 Sunset Drive, High 
Point, where her husband is worl<ing. 
Betty Sue Tilley, Box 672, Fuquay 
Springs, N. C, has been appointed 
Teaching Fellow in Department of 
Romance Languages of UNC, Chapel 
Hill, and will begin in September to 
study for M.A. 

Judy Vann spent the summer at her 
home in Mt. Olive. When she wrote 
in July, her plans for the fall were 
uncertain. With Nancy McBane '48 
she atended the wedding of Nell Holli- 
dav '48 in Jamesville. 

Louise Hart Vann. 1606 Scales 
Street, Raleigh, is in the General Ac- 
counting Office of Carolina Power and 
Light Company. 

Nancv Wagoner is teaching in 
High Point. 

Lottie (Williams) New. 1758 Dil- 
lingham, Abilene, Texas, writes: 
"Since last September, I've been 
teaching first grade here in Abilene, 
while my husband is completing his 
studies at Hardin Simmons Univer- 
sity." 

Frances (Winston) Warenner will 
move in September from Richmond, 
Va., to New Haven, Conn., where her 
husband will attend the Yale Gradu- 
ate School of Traffic Engineering. 



1948 Reunion 

The 1948 luncheon, held in South 
Dining Hall, brought back memories as 
we stood in line again for the nice meal. 
The individual tables (which didn't stay 
individual long, as girls quickly pushed 
them together) were centered with large 
'48's cut from purple cardboard. Fran 
(Ashcraft) McBane and Margaret John- 
son were in charge of arrangements. 

After the luncheon, the class mem- 
bers gathered in North Spencer parlor for 
a meeting and get-together. Dr. Edna 
Arundel, our class chairman, spoke to 
the girls and told them how glad she 
was to see them all together again. She 
told them about her forthcoming summer 
trip out west and that she planned to 
look up any class members who had 
strayed out that way. 

The girls gave greetings and news from 
the class members who were unable to 
attend. Page Coleman sent her regrets 
with news that she was just beginning 
new work. Ruth Gregory and Marge 
Smith were busy getting married, as were 
several other class members. 

The main business of the meeting was 
business that brought a saddening effect. 
Many of the girls had asked about a pos- 
sible memorial to Mary Fields Jones. 
It was brought up that the class had 
given flowers on Founder's Day in her 
memory, but the girls also wanted a 
permanent memorial. The motion was 
made and voted upon that the class presi- 
dent appoint a committee to decide upon 
a suitable memorial and that funds for 
this be secured by asking each class mem- 
ber to contribute at least a dollar to be 
used for the memorial, with any remain- 
ing amount being put into the class treas- 
ury. 



With much well-wishing and promis- 
ing to write, the first reunion meeting of 
the Class of '48 — one considered quite 
successful by those in attendance — broke 
up. 

Begin now making your plans to come 
back for our second reunion in 1950! 

Betsy Bulluck, 
Everlasting President. 



1949 

Everlasting President 
Martha Fowler 
P. O. Box 1090 
Durham, N. C. 

Editor's Note: The November News 
will have several columns of '49 news. 
Cards requesting information are be- 
ing sent out as this issue goes to 
press. 

Frances Barwick, who is spending 
the summer as Music Counselor at 
Camp Green Cove, Tuxedo, North 
Carolina, will be teaching music at the 
Mary C. Wheeler School in Provi- 
dence, R. I., this coming year. She 
and Ethel Kesler. who will also be at 
Mary Wheeler, are already making 
plans for a "North Carolina reunion" 
at the Carolina-Notre Dame game, 
which will be played in New York in 
November. 

Mary (Beasley) Burkhead is living 
in Fayettevile. Her address is Route 
6, Box 54. 

Lillian (Fishel) Fort lives in Ral- 
eigh, where her husband is a student 
at State College. The Forts were mar- 
ried August, 1947. They have a son, 
Dennis Eugene, born December 28, 
1948. 

Martha Kate Jonas, of Lincolnton, 
N. C, has been employed in the Delta 
Air Lines' Traffic Department. After 
a training period in Atlanta, she will 
be assigned to the City Ticket Office 
in Savannah, Ga. 

Ethel Kesler will teach Physical 
Education at the Mary C. Wheeler 
School in Providence, R. I., next year. 
Jean Kirkman's new address is 
3432 A, Brown St.. N. W., Washing- 
ton. D. C. 

Athena (Panpas) Gallins' new ad- 
dress is 140 S. Broad St., Winston- 
Salem. 

Rvonne (Senders) Garrett will be 
living- at 48 West End Ave.. Haddon- 
field. N. J., for the next eight or nine 
months while she is recuperating 
from a thyroidectomy. 

Virjrinia D. Stover. Box 240. 1320 
York Avenue. N. Y. 21. N. Y., is now 
studying at Cornell University — New 
York Hospital School of Nursing. 

Tommye Jean (Tomlin) Creasy lives 
in Olin, N. C. They have a year old 
son. Tommye received her pilot's 
license at W.C. and is still interested 
in flying, although reports have it 
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MARRIAGES 



Eleanor Phillips Barton '27 to 
James Donald MacLaurin, June 30, 
1949, East Orange, N. J. Mr. Mac- 
Laurin was educated at Blairlodge in 
Stirlingshire, Scotland, and Cam- 
bridge University, England. He is 
now president of the Tympan Paper 
Company. At home, 15 Summit St., 
East Orange, N. J. 

Corinne Cook '29 to Capt. H. C. 
Baker, June 9, 1949, in the Army 
Chapel, Ft. Mason, Calif. The bride 
has been staff adviser for army 
service clubs of Okinawa, and during 
the war was army service club hostess 
at Ft. McClelland, Ala. Captain Baker 
is in the Regular Army and will have 
his next duty at San Diego, Calif., 
where he was to have reported Julv 
27. 

Mary Josephine Edwards, class of 
'32, to John Eldridge Allen, June 11, 
1949, Kernersville. Mr. Allen is a 
graduate of the University of Miami. 
At home, Washington, D. C. 

Dorothy Hargrove Dorsey, Com. '35, 
to William Otis Pratt, Jr., April 29, 
1949, Danville, Va. Mr. Pratt attended 
ECTC and the College of William and 
Mary, and is now a field representa- 
tive for the Goodyear Tire and Rub- 
ber Company. At home, Lynchburg, 
Va. 

Mary Ella Tilley, Com. '35, to L. J. 
Lancaster, June 18, 1949, Mt. Airy. 
Mr. Lancaster attended the University 
of North Carolina and is associated 
with Hollingsworth Drug Company. 

Elizabeth Buhmann '36 to William 
Fowle Harward, July 9, 1949, St. 
Andrew's Episcopal Church, Greens- 
boro. Mr. Harward attended Wake 
Forest College and was graduated 
from the University of North Caro- 
lina, Chapel Hill. During World War 
II, he served for more than four years 
in the U.S. Navy. He is now employed 
in the auditing department at Sears, 



Roebuck, and Company, Greensboro, 
where the couple is at home at 214% 
Leftwich Street. 

Mary Louise Coats, Com. '37, to 
Johnnie B. Jackson, June 19, 1949, 
Dunn. Mr. Jackson holds a position 
with the Lee-Moore Oil Company in 
Dunn. 

Martha Moore, '38 of Statesville to 
Mr. Earl LeRoy Dean, October 27, 
1948. At home, 82 Dalton Drive, Lin- 
coln Park, Buffalo, N. Y. 

Ruby Evelyn Cox '39 to William 
Kemp Alexander, July 16, 1949, Staley 
Baptist Church, Staley. Mr. Alexander 
attended North Carolina State Col- 
lege and is now assistant instructor 
of the veteran agriculture class at 
Harrishurg. He is also engaged in 
livestock farming. At home. Concord. 

Margaret Martin Best '39 to Louis 
Carr Mitchell, April 8, 1949, Raleigh. 
Mr. Mitchell is a graduate of the Uni- 
versity of North Carolina, Chapel 
Hill. He is associated with the firm of 
Williams and Urquhart, Raleigh. At 
home, Cameron Village Apts., Ral- 
eigh. 

Grace Judd Green, Com. '39, to 
Alexander Washington Burnette, Jr., 
May 21, 1949, Christ Episcopal 
Church, New Bern. 

Mary Carter Whitehurst '39 to 
Thomas Human Guion, July 23, 1949, 
First Presbyterian Church, New Bern. 
Mr. Guion is a graduate of Davidson 
College, took postgraduate work at 
Duke University, his master's degree 
at Johns Hopkins University and his 
degree of doctor of philosophy at the 
University of North Carolina. After 
September 1, the couple will be at 
home at Clemson, S. C, where the 
bridegroom will be a professor at 
Clemson College. 

Emma Sharpe Avery '40 to Charles 
Osborne Jeffress, May 7, 1949, Holy 
Trinity Episcopal Church, Greensboro. 



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Mr. Jeffress is a graduate of the 
University of North Carolina, Chapel 
Hill, where he became a member of 
Beta Theta Pi Fraternity, and during 
the last war served with the U.S. 
Army. He is business manager of the 
Greensboro Daily News Company. At 
home, 409 West Bessemer Avenue, 
Greensboro. 

Mary Ellen Hege '40 to Don Rad- 
ford, May 27, 1949, Riverside Chapel, 
New York City. Mr. Radford is an 
alumnus of the Univeristy of Georgia 
and is connected with New York Life 
Insurance Company. Mary Ellen is 
completing her master's dergee in 
"Vocational Guidance and Occupa- 
tional Adjustment" and is on the 
staff of Teachers' College, Columbia 
University, as a director of the Part 
Time Employment Office of the Office 
of Field Relations and Placement. At 
home. Apt. 31, 430 W. 118 Street, 
New York 27, N. Y. 

Louise Maxwell '40 to George 
Clarkson Worth, June 9, 1949, Gaither 
Chapel, Montreat. Mr. Worth was 
graduate from McCallie School for 
Boys and from Davidson College. He 
is now working toward his master's 
degree in education at the University 
of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. 

Edith (Rudd) Patterson, class of 
'40, to Robert Henry McNeely, June 
1, 1949, Presbyterian Church of the 
Covenant, Greensboro. Mr. McNeely is 
a graduate of Guilford Colege and the 
Wake Forest College School of Law. 
The couple are in Wake Forest for the 
summer, and will return to Greens- 
boro this fall where Mr. McNeely will 
begin practice. 

Helen Eloise Smith '40 to William 
Stanyarne Johnson, June 25, 1949, 
West Market Street Methodist 
Church, Greensboro. Mr. Johnson at- 
tended the University of North Caro- 
lina and Carnegie Institute of Tech- 
nology. He is the owner of the John- 
son Poster Press. 

Margaret (Smith) Vinson '40 to 
John Ellis McCargo, June 25, 1949, 
Presbyterian Church of the Covenant, 
Greensboro. Mr. McCargo was gradu- 
ated from the Dodge Radio Institute 
and served three and a half years 
in the U.S. Army. He is now on the 
engineering staff of radio station 



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Greensboro. 

Lucile Griffin '41 to Bruce Leonard, 
January 8, 1949, in the First Presby- 
terian Church in Sanford. Katherine 
(Griffin) Taylor '40 was matron of 
honor. 

Margaret Mary Hammond '41 to Dr. 
C. Rollins Hanlon, May 28, Lady 
Chapel, St. Patrick's Cathedral. Both 
Dr. Hammond and Dr. Hanlon are 
graduates of the school of Medicine 
of Johns Hopkins University, and both 
are now on the staff of Johns Hop- 
kins Hospital. Dr. Hanlon is also 
Assistant Professor of Surgery at 
Johns Hopkins University and Hos- 
pital. 

Mary Belle Marsh, Com. '41, to 
David Rainey Sellars, May 7, 1949, 
College Park Baptist Church, (Jreens- 
boro. Mr. Sellars, a graduate of 
Davidson College, is in business with 
R. E. L. Holt and Associates, manu- 
facturers' agents. At home, Country 
Club Apartments, Greensboro. 

Helen Moore Parker, '41 to Arthur 
Kelman, June 22, 1949, Polkton. Mr. 
Kelman is a graduate of Rhode Island 
State College and received his 
master's degree and degree of doctor 
of philosophy from North Carolina 
State College where he is a member 
of the department of pathology. At 
home, Raleigh. 

Annie Elizabeth Smith, class of '41, 
to Fleming Bell, April 1, 1949, Ben- 
son. Mr. Bell attended High Point 
College and is now editor and pub- 
lisher of the Randolphian, a weekly 
paper in Randleman. 

Frances E. Ardell, class of '42, to 
Clarence E. Kettler, August 14, 1948, 
Mr. Kettler is a student in the Col- 
lege of Business Administration at 
the University of Arkansas, where he 
expects to graduate in January, 1950. 
At home, 3 South Duncan Street, 
Fayetteville, Arkansas. 

Dorothy Elizabeth McBride '42 to 
William Melville Potter, June 12, 
1949, Livingston Memorial Chapel of 
the Wesley Foundation at the Univer- 
sity of Florida. Mr. Potter was grad- 
uated from Pamona College and at- 
tended Claremont. He is now an 
assistant professor in the Physical 
Education College at the University 
of Florida. The bride has also been a 
member of the faculty of the College 
of Physical Education, Health and 
Athletics. At home, after August 15, 
326 Ray Street, Gainesville, Fla. 

Emily Ann Joyner, Com. '43, to Lea 
David Rosenbloom, May 30, 1949, Bur- 
lington, N. C. Mr. Rosenbloom will re- 
ceive his degree next term from the 
University of North Carolina. 

Dorotha Clemens Severance '43 to 
Robert Laban Yoder, June 21, 1949, 
First Baptist Church, Gastonia. Mr. 
Yoder is connected with the Dixie 
Home grocery chain, and is located in 
Lincolnton. At home there. 

Edna Earle Williams, Com. '43, to 
William Henry McCachren, June 25, 
1949, Hay Street Methodist Church, 
Fayetteville. Mr. McCachren is a 
graduate of the University of North 
Carolina, and is employed by the 
Veterans Administration. 



Jean Brown '44 to William Frank- 
lin Welfare, Jr., April 23, 1949, Cal- 
vary Memorial Methodist Church, 
Snow Hill. Ellen Hines (Taylor) Thig- 
pen '44 was the bride's matron of 
honor. Mr. Welfare served as a pilot 
in the U.S. Army during World War 
II. He is a graduate of State College, 
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He is now in business at Snow Hill. 
At home there. 

Constance Alice Champion '44 to 
Carlos Lowery Young, April 30, 1949, 
Central Methodist Church, Shelby. 
Mr. Young served with the U.S. Army 
during World War II and was dis- 
charged with the rank of major. He 
was gradviated from Davidson College 
and is a partner in Young Brothers' 
Furniture Store in Shelby. At home, 
Shelby. 

Ruth Alma Creech, class of '44, to 
Ernest Glenn Holt, June 22, 1949, 
Florida Street Methodist Church, 
Greensboro. Mr. Holt is a student at 
Bob Jones University, Greenville, 
S. C. 

Elizabeth Campbell Easter, Com. 
'44, to Ben Bryon Stockard, Jr., June 
4, 1949, St. Andrew's Episcopal 
Church, Greensboro. Mr. Stockard is 
a graduate of North Carolina State 
College. 

Judith Frances Flandreau '44 to 
Robert Conklin Haire, June 14, 1949, 
Southport, Conn. At home, 20 Cath- 
erine Street, Newport, Rhode Island. 

Ann Highsmith, class of '44, to 
Arthur Lee Teachey, Jr., April 15, 
Greensboro. Mr. Teachey attended the 
University of North Carolina and 
Guilford College and is employed with 
Eastern Airlines in Raleigh. At home 
there. 

Doris Muriel McRoberts '44 to 
Jacob Andrew Piercy, June 25, 1949, 
Old Bergen Reformed Church, Jersey 
City, N. J. 

Sarah Jocelyn Mason '44 to Dale C. 
Steel, June 7, 1949, home of the bride's 
parents, Greensboro. Mr. Steel is a 
senior at the University of Pittsburgh. 
At home, Pittsburgh, Pa. 

Margaret Moss '44 to Howard 
Thomas Hodnett, May 7, 1949, Corinth 
Evangelical and Reformed Church, 
Hickory. Sarah (Moss) Clark '46 was 
her sister's matron of honor. The 
bridegrom served with the Merchant 
Marines during the last war. He is 
now a student at State College, Ral- 
eigh, where he is studying chemical 
engineering. At home, 1406 Banbury 
Road, Raleigh. 

Nancy Elizabeth Sadler '44 to 
Robert Hamilton Stowe, Jr., June 25, 
1949, Paw Creek Presbyterian Church, 
Charlotte. Mr. Stowe is a graduate 
of the Carolina Business School and 
is now representative for Brownlee- 
Johnson Lumber Company, Charlotte. 
At home. Mount Holly Road. 

Dr. Mary Alice Vann '44 to Dr. 
Samuel Mickle Fox, III, June 25, 
1949, Saint Paul's Episcopal Church, 
Monroe. Dr. Fox is a graduate of 
Haverford College and he received his 
medical training at the University of 
Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He 
completed a year's internship at the 
Pennsylvania Hospital, and for the 
last year he has been a fellow in the 
Gastroenterology clinic at the Univer- 
sity of Pennsylvania Hospital. The 
bride will continue her work at the 
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. 

Marie Bordeau, Com. '45, to James 
Edward Ferrell, May 14, 1949, Bur- 
gaw Methodist Church, Burgaw. Mr. 



Ferrell attended the University of 
North Carolina and now holds a posi- 
tion with Universal C.I.T. Credit Cor- 
poration in Greensboro. At home 
there. 

Garnette Elizabeth Goslen '45 to 
Sidney Loy Gulledge, Jr., May 21, 
1949, Home Moravian Church, Wins- 
ton-Salem. Mr. Gulledge is a graduate 
of Duke University and i-eceived his 
master's degree in business adminis- 
tration from Harvard University. He 
is now connected with the Wachovia 
Bank and Trust Company. At home, 
Winston-Salem. 

Margaret Elizabeth Grady, class of 
'45, to Ralph Dailey Taylor, March 
12, 1949, Queen Street Methodist 
Church, Kinston. Mr. Taylor is asso- 
ciated with a Kinston tobacco com- 
pany. 

Mildred Hines, Com. '45, to Mar- 
tin R. Thomas, April 1949, Holy 
Angels Catholic Church, Mt. Airy. 
Mr. Thomas is a graduate of Belmont 
Abbey Junior College and is now in 
his junior year at Wake Forest. 

Elaine M. Kirschner '45 to Samuel 
S. Laucks, Jr., April 2, 1949, Zion 
Lutheran Church, Red Lion, Pa. Mary 
E. (Kirschner) Monroe '44 was her 
sister's matron of honor. Dorothy 
Beatty '45 and Kathryn E. Kirschner, 
class of '52, were bridesmaids. Mr. 
Laucks is a graduate of Ursinus Col- 
lege and University of Pennsylvania 
Law School. He served as a first 
lieutenant with the U.S. Army for 
nearly four years. He is now practic- 
ing law in partnership with his father 
at his Red Lion and York offices. At 
home, 105 West Broadway, Red Lion, 
Penna. 

Helen Dare Lindsay '45 to John Lee 
Otterbourg, Jr., June 25, 1949, First 
Methodist Church, Wadesboro. Mr. 
Otterbourg, a graduate of the Univer- 
sity of North Carolina, is with the 
Public Health Service. At home, 
Wrightsville Beach. 

Mary Glenn Sanford, '45 to James 
Anderson Rose, IV, of Telford, Pa., 
November 13, 1948, Christ Episcopal 
Church, Raleigh. They are living in 
Raleigh, where both are studying 
architecture in the State College 
School of Design. 

Doris Jane Simmons, Com. '45, to 
Henry Hardy Simpson, Jr., May 15, 
1949, Bethel Christian Church, Cas- 
well County. Mr. Simpson attended 
the off-campus courses of the Univer- 
sity of North Carolina in Burlington 
Business College. At present he is 
supervisor of the finishing depart- 
ment of the Altamahaw Hosiery Mill. 

Betty Trott, Com. '45, to George 
Henry Brown, Jr., June 25, 1949, West 
Market Street Methodist Church, 
Greensboro. Mr. Brown, who attended 
Guilford College, is now with Bur- 
lington Mills in Greensboro. At home, 
224 South Mendenhall St., Greensboro. 

Jean Blanton '46 to Earle Allen 
Connelly, May 21, 1949, Dilworth 
Methodist Church, Charlotte. Rebecca 
(Blanton) Rowland '44 was her 
sister's matron of honor. The bride- 
groom was graduated from Wake 
Forest College, where he was a mem- 
ber of Kappa Sigma Fraternity. He 



August, 1949 



is employed by Earle Hosiery Cor- 
poration of Charlotte. At home, 901 
East Worthington Avenue, Char- 
lotte 3. 

Julia Marie Dail '46 to Ralph Ma- 
honey Harris, Jr., May 21, 1949, 
Christian Church, Wheat Swamp, near 
Kinston. The bridegroom attended 
Campbell College and served in the 
U.S. Army during World War II. He 
farms and is associated with his uncle 
in business. At home. Oriental. 

Mary Louise Hatch, class of '46, to 
Charles Hume McAdams, Jr., April 
2, 1949, Sanford. Mr. McAdams is a 
graduate of the Bowling Green Col- 
lege of Commerce, Bowling Green, 
Ky., and is a certified public account- 
ant with the firm of John C. Muse in 
Sanford. 

Eleanor Hayes, '46 to Ensign James 
Egerton Myrick, June 18, 1949, Elkin. 
Ensign Myrick graduated from the 
United States Naval Academy, An- 
napolis, Md., and is now on duty 
aboard the destroyer U.S.S. William 
R. Rush. 

Ruth Carolyn Hollingsworth '46 to 
James Cline Austell, Jr., July 2, 1949, 
First Baptist Church, Goldsboro. Mr. 
Austell is a graduate of Clemson Col- 
lege and is now employed with the 
Burlington Mills Corporation at Alta- 
Vista, Va. At home there. 

Olive Kimbrough '46 to C. Richard 
Bobbitt, January 22, 1949, The Little 
Chapel, Glenn Memorial Methodist 
Church, Atlanta, Ga. Mr. Bobbitt is 
employed by Piedmont Airlines. The 
couple is at home in Southern Pines. 

Martha Sink Koontz '46 to George 
Marshall Hearn, June 28, 1949, First 
Baptist Church, Greensboro. Mr. 
Hearn was graduated from San Jose 
State College, where he pledged 
Gamma Phi Sigma Social Fraternity. 
During the last war he served as a 
first lieutenant in the office of strate- 
gic services. He is associated wdth the 
Carolina Willys Company, Inc., in 
Greensboro. At home, 105 East Bes- 
semer Avenue, Greensboro. 

Mary Morris '46 to John Houbolt, 
June 14, 1949, North Camp Methodist 
Church. Farnborough, in Hants, 
England. Mrs. Houbolt flew from New 
York to England to be married and 
the couple expected to return to the 
States aboard the S. S. America the 
latter part of June. The bridegroom 
is a graduate of the University of 
Illinois, where he received his bache- 
lor's and master's degrees in civil 
engineering. They are at home at 
Southampton Apts., Hampton, Va., 
where both of them are working with 
the National Advisory Committee for 
Aeronautics. Mr. Houbolt has been an 
exchange engineer with the British 
Government. 

Jacqueline Louise Neely, Com. '46, 
to Joe Crone Forrest, May 14, 1949, 
Myers Park Presbyterian Church, 
Charlotte. Mr. Forrest is associated 
with the Washburn Printing Company 
in Charlotte. At home, 616 East Tre- 
mont Ave., Charlotte. 

Amy Maria Shaw '46 to Lewis 
Grundy McCall, July 1, 1949, Sum- 
merfield. Mr. McCall is a graduate of 



Lenoir Rhyne College. This fall he 
will be coach and physical education 
director at Sherrill's Ford High 
School. 

Rose Marie Barco, class of '47, to 
William Lewis Jones, Jr., April Ifi, 
1949, First Methodist Church, Eliza- 
beth City. Mr. Jones is associated 
with his father in the general con- 
struction business. 

Betty Sue Beaman '47 to Thomas 
Hamilton Wicker, July 16, 1949, 
Gainesville, Fla. Mr. Wicker is a 
graduate of the University of Florida 
where he is a 1950 candidate for a 
doctorate in chemistry. At home, 1250 
West Court Street, Gainesville, Fla. 
Nancy Dozier '47 to John Douglas 
Prevatt, May 11, 1949, home of the 
bride's mother. Rocky Mount. The 
bridegroom was graduated from the 
Citadel. He received special training 
in acoustics at Massachusetts Insti- 
tute of Technology, and served three 
years overseas in the U. S. Navy. He 
is now a supervisor in the mechanical 
department of the Atlantic Coast 
Line located in Florence, S. C, where 
the couple is at home. 

Jean Brown Gibson, class of '47, to 
Frederic Clift McCall, March 19, 1949, 
First Presbyterian Church, Goldsboro. 
Mr. McCall is a graduate of the Uni- 
versity of Southern California and is 
now connected with Radio Station 
WGBR in Goldsboro. At home there. 
Martha Ivey '47 to Dr. Wendell 
Howard Tiller, May 28, 1949, Central 
Methodist Church, Albemarle. Doctor 
Tiller was graduated from Wake 
Forest College and Bowman Gray 
School of Medicine. He received his 
hospital training at the North Caro- 
lina Baptist Hospital. After his dis- 
charge from the U. S. Naval Medical 
Corps, he was engaged in the practice 
of medicine for two years. He is now 
taking further training in orthopedic 
surgery at the Baptist Hospital. At 
home, 520 Glade Street, Winston- 
Salem. 

Mary Elizabeth Jobe '47 to Theo- 
dore Osgood Hilbourn, III, April 18, 
1949, Little Chapel in the Valley of 
the Yosemite, Calif. Mr. Hilbourn at- 
tended the University at Berkeley 
and at present is on the stafl' of the 
Yosemite Park and the Curry Com- 
pany. At home, Wawona, Yosemite 
National Park, Calif. 

Juliet (Johannesen) Kelly '47 to 
Giles W. Tuck, March 26, 1949, Pres- 
byterian Church of the Covenant, 
Greensboro. Mr. Tuck attended Clem- 
son College and is now connected with 
Tuck Photo Supplies, Inc., Greens- 
boro. At home, 211% East Bessemer 
Avenue, Greensboro. 

Sara Elizabeth Layton '47 to John 
Seneca McGee, June 4, 1949, Wesley 
Memorial Methodist Church, High 
Point. Mr. McGee is a graduate of 
the University of Texas. He did 
graduate work at Johns Hopkins Uni- 
versity, and in the .fall will continue 
his studies at Vanderbilt University. 
At home for the summer in Wash- 
ington, D. C. 

Patricia McBrien '47 to H. Robert 
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bridge, Mass. Jane Terry '47 was the 
only attendant. Mr. Dudley, a gradu- 
ate of Harvard, is now a student at 
the Harvard Medical School. At home, 
.59 Brook St., Brookline, Mass. 

Mary Louise Mitchell '47 to William 
Lewis Hig-hsmith, April 2, 1949, St. 
Paul's Methodist Church, Saluda, S. C. 
Mr. Highsmith is a graduate of 
Louisiana State University and is a 
member of the Pi Kappa Alpha Fra- 
ternity. He holds a position with 
Tennessee Eastman Corporation. At 
home, 1404 Brightridge Drive Kings- 
port, Tenn. 

Dorothy Pugh '47 to Robert L. 
Benton, February 11, 1949. At home. 
Apex. 

Betty Sue Regan '47 to Paul Miller 
Pitts, Jr., June 15, 1949, Presbyterian 
Church, Laurinburg-. Mr. Pitts has 
completed work for a doctorate in 
chemistry at the University of North 
Carolina, Chapel Hill, and is now a 
research chemist for Atlantic Refin- 
ing Company at Philadelphia, Pa., 
where the couple will make their 
home. 

Lois A. Russell '47 to Kenneth 
Franklin Huffman, June 14, 1949, 
Grace Lutheran Church, Thomasville. 
Mr. Huffman graduated from the 
University of North Carolina, and is 
working with the Firestone Store in 
Salisbury. Lois plans to teach at 
China Grove next year. At home, 
China Grove. 

Nell Swaim '47 to George Hubert 
Teague, July 2.3, Memorial Methodist 
Church, Thomasville. Mr. Teague is 
a graduate of Wake Forest College 
and is now in the methods engineer- 
ing department of Burlington Mills 
Corporation in Cramerton. At home 
there. 

Fannie Ransom Thompson '47 to 
Robin Bryant Gray, April 30, 1949, 
home of the bride's parents, David- 
son. Mr. Gray served with the U. S. 
Navy during the last war. He was 
graduated from Rennselar Polytech- 
nic Institute and received his master's 
degree at the Georgia Institute of 
Technology. He is now employed as 
research engineer in the aeronautical 
research department at the Georgia 
Institute of Technology. At home, 
Atlanta, Ga. 

Mildred Ann Vincent, Com. '47 to 
Herbert C. Oliver, of Roanoke Rapids, 
June 11, 1949, in Roanoke Rapids. 
Marilyn Vincent '47 was her sister's 
maid of honor. 

Ruth Watkins '47 to William Haun 
Harmon, June 25, 1949, Trinity Meth- 
odist Church, Ti'oy. Mr. Harmon, who 
served as an instructor in Cuba for 
the U. S. Navy, is now employed in 
Charlotte by the Southern Railway. 
At home, Charlotte. 

Dorothy Mae Wilson, Sp. '44-47, to 
Millard Ray Hurley, Hickory Chapel 
Wesleyan Methodist Church, High 
Point. Mr. Hurley is a graduate of 
Guilford College. At home, 1300 El- 
well Ave., Greensboro. 

Alice Marguerite Womble, class of 
'47, to Walter Scott Holman, Jr., 
April 29, 1949, West Market Street 



Methodist Church, Greensboro. At 
home there. 

Betsy Bennett Barnes '48 to Robert 
Fletcher Simpson, June 8, 1949, First 
Presbyterian Church, Wilson. Mr. 
Simpson is a rising senior at the Uni- 
versity of North Carolina. 

Mary Ruth Bennett, class of '48, 
to James Thompson Pharr, Jr., April 
28, 1949, First Baptist Church, Lum- 
berton. Mr. Pharr attended Davidson 
College, and graduated from the Uni- 
versity of North Carolina. He is now 
a member of the staff of the Durham 
Sun. At home, Durham. 

Marjorie Boseman '48 to Leslie 
Pierce Johnson, Jr., June 26, 1949, 
Rocky Mount. Betsy Bulluck '48 and 
Jane Mitchell '48 were among the 
bridesmaids. Mr. Johnson is associated 
in business in Rocky Mount, where 
the couple is at home at 416 Syca- 
more Street, Apt. 3. 

Alice Brinkley '48 to Lt. Jack 
Gillette, June 22, 1949, First Presby- 
terian Church, Wilson. Lieutenant 
Gillette was graduated from the U. S. 
Military Academy at West Point, 
where he was a half-back on Army's 
football team. 

Frances Daniel Carter, Com. '48, to 
Ellis Floyd Holmes, March 27, 1949, 
Battleboro Methodist Church, Battle- 
boro. Mr. Holmes is a student at 
Wake Forest College. 

Wilma Loraine Coe, Com. '48, to 
Romulus Odell Livengood, July 23, 
1949, C b u r n Memorial Methodist 
Church, Salisbury. Mr. Livengood is 
a graduate of Lees-McRae College. 
At home, Salisbury. 

Eileen Elizabeth Cooney '48 to Dr. 
Richard Murphy Whittington of 
Douglaston, L. I., June 4, 1949, in 
Trenton, N. J. Dr. Whittington is a 
graduate of the University of North 
Carolina and Jefferson Medical Col- 
lege, Philadelphia. At home, Wash- 
ington, D. C. 

Mary Creetv '48 to James Nikas, 
June 13, 1949, Greek Orthodox 
Church, Atlanta, Ga. 

Ethel Rebecca Edwards, class of 
'48, to Richard Lee Spencer, June 25, 
1949, West End Methodist Church, 
Greensboro. Mr. Spencer, a graduate 
of Guilford College, is now teaching- 
private music lessons. At home. Route 
1, Guilford College. 

Caroline Flack '48 to Paul Thomas 
Baynard, March 12, 1949, First Pres- 
byterian Church, Chape! Hill. The 
bridegroom is a veteran of World 
War II. having served with the U. S. 
Navy. He is a graduate of the Uni- 
versity of North Carolina, Chapel 
Hill, and is now in business with his 
father at Forest City. At home there. 

Edna Crawford Flynn '48 to Joseph 
Ernest Lane, Jr., April 9, 1949, First 
Methodist Church, Washington, N. C. 
Jane (Gardner) Hodges '45 was a 
bridesmaid. At home, 4209 Chester 
Avenue, Philadelphia 4, Pa. 

Ella Marie Hodgin '48 to Lawrence 
Otis Collins, June 4, 1949, Chadbourn 
Baptist Church, Chadbourn. Mr. Col- 
lins is an alumnus of the LTniversity 
of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and 
is now manager of Lewis Funeral 



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Home, Chadbourn. At home, Chad- 
boui'n. 

Helen Hunter '48 to Norman Bruck- 
shaw Fidlei-, April 17, 1949, York, 
S. C. The bride is the daughter of 
Helen Dunn (Creasy) Hunter '22. The 
bridegroom served with the U. S. 
Army during the last war. He is now 
a senior at State College, Raleigh, 
where the couple is at home. 

IWary Vance McAdams '48 to Hoyt 
Bruce Whitcomb, Jr., July 2, 1949, 
Congregational Christian Church, 
Elon College. Mr. Whitcomb attended 
Guilford College, and is now with 
Electric Supply and Equipment Com- 
pany in Greensboro. At home, 909 
Spring Garden St., Greensboro. 

Helen McNauU '48 to William Hay- 
wood Stone, Jr., June 25, 1949, Plaza 
Presbyterian Church, Charlotte. Mr. 
Stone was graduated from Virginia 
Polytechnic Institute with a degree 
in commerce where he was a member 
of the Cotillion, Monogram and 
Bachelor's Clubs. He served in the U. 
S. Infantry during the last war. He 
is now employed by A. M. Pullen and 
Company, accounting firm in Greens- 
boro. At home, 1322 Mayfair Avenue, 
Greensboro. 

Nona Jule Pate '48 to Malcolm Rus- 
coe Sullivan, June 18, 1949, Friends 
Church, Goldsboro. During the last 
war Mr. Sullivan served with the U. 
S. Army. He was graduated from 
High Point College. At home, after 
September 1, Candor. 

Sarah Blair Pearson, class of '48, 
to Joseph Lamont Knowles, May 21, 
1949, Gastonia, N. C. Mr. Knowles is 
a graduate of the University of North 
Carolina. A navy veteran, he is con- 
nected with the Humble Oil Company 
of Texas. 

Sara Madge Poole '48 to Don Gran- 
ville Virgin, July 9, 1949, Chestnut 
Street Methodist Church, Lumberton. 
Mr. Virgin, a graduate of Duke Uni- 
versity, is with Virginia Electric and 
Power Company in Richmond, Va. At 
home there. 

Gladys Elizabeth Rowland '48 to 
Alfred Roger Pickerel, July 16, 1949. 
Mr. Pickerel is North Carolina repre- 
sentative for National School Pictures 
of Jackson, Miss. At home, 1116 Cald- 
well St., Greensboro. 

Dorothy Sisk '48 to Walter Harney 
Sills, June 29, 1949, First Baptist 
Church, Bessemer City. Mr. Sills 
served four years in the Eighth Air 
Force with duty in Africa and Eng- 
land and was interned in Sweden. He 
is president of Robert A. Sills Com- 
pany, Inc., Greensboro. 

Alberta Swain '48 to Henry Kerley 
Elliott, June 11, 1949, First Metho- 
dist Church, Williamston. Mr. Elliott 
is a graduate of the Duke University 
of Electrical Engineering and is now 
employed by the Virginia Electric and 
Power Company. 

Betty Jeanne Wolfe '48 to George 
Thomas Wolff, June 11, First Presby- 
terian Church, Albemarle. Mr. Wolff 
graduated from the University of 
North Carolina in 1948 and is now a 
student at Jefferson Medical College 
in Philadelphia. At home in Philadel- 
phia after September 1. 



Ann Sabiston Yopp, Com. '48, to 
Oliver John Peacock, Jr., April .30, 
1949, Jacksonville, N. C. At home 
there. 

Mary Beaslev '49 to Claude Ivey 
Burkhead, Jr., June 26, 1949, Metho- 
dist Church, Vass. The bridegroom 
was graduated from State College, 
Raleigh, where he belonged to 
Lambda Chi Alpha and Phi Beta Tau 
Fraternities. He served in the Air 
Forces and is now employed in 
Fayetteville as assistant to the city 
electrical engineer. 

Lou Esther Bennett, class of '49, 
to Harry Wayland Hiott, Jr., April 
2.3, 1949, Cheraw Methodist Church, 
Cheraw, S. C. Mr. Hiott is a graduate 
of the University of South Carolina 
and is employed by the Columbia 
office of Dun and Bradstreet. At home. 
Columbia, S. C. 

Betty Jane Bradford '49 to Amos 
Homer Ragan, Jr., June 11, 1949, 
Ramer Presbyterian Church, David- 
son. Mr. Ragan attended McCallie 
Preparatory School and was gradu- 
ated from Davidson College, where he 
was president of Phi Gamma Delta 
Fraternity. He served two years in 
the U. S. Army and is now connected 
with Ragan Knitting Company in 
Thomasville. 

Mary Jane Brooks '49 to Carson 
Hollowell Grantham, Jr., July 2, 1949, 
Asheboro Street Friends Church, 
Greensboro. Mr. Grantham, a gradu- 
ate of North Carolina State College, 
is with Grantham Hardware Com- 
pany. 

Jewel Buie '49 to James Rexford 
White, May 30, 1949, Virginia Gilmer 
Memorial Room, First Presbyterian 
Church, Greensboro. The bridegroom 
is a veteran of World War II, having 
served with the U. S. Marine Corps. 
He is now a student at Chicago Tech- 
nical Institute. At home, Chicago, 111. 
Lora Jean Coggins '49 to Giles 
Tilden Crowell, June 25, 1949, First 
Methodist C h u r c h, Lexington. Mr. 
Crowell attended McCallie Military 
School and Davidson College, and was 
graduated from the National Institute 
of Cleaners and Dyers, and will soon 
open his own business in Lexington. 
At home, 608 South Main Street, 
Lexington. 

Emily Jean Cox, Com. '49, to Oscar 
Luther Bagley, June 30, 1949, Ashe- 
boro Street Friends Church, Greens- 
boro. Mr. Bagley is a rising Junior at 
Guilford College and plans to return 
in September. At home, 1901 Ashe- 
boro St.. Greensboro. 

Mary T. Haithcock '49 to Max Ab- 
bott, June 4, 1949, Asheboro Street 
Baptist Church, Greensboro. Elizabeth 
Callahan, class of '50, and Bobbie Lee 
Keeter '49 were among the brides- 
maids. Carolyn Long '49 and Jac- 
queline Routh '49 were honorary 
bridesmaids. The bridegroom expects 
to complete work for a bachelor of 
science degree next December at the 
University of North Carolina, Chapel 
Hill, and then to enter the graduate 
school for further study in chemistry. 
At home for the summer, Bryson 
City. 

Sue Haye.s '49 to Archibald Douglas 



Kincaid, Jr., June 18, 1949, Granite 
Falls Methodist Church, Granite Falls. 
Mr. Kincaid is a graduate of the Uni- 
versity of North Carolina, and since 
1947 he has been connected with 
James A. Hamilton and Associates, 
hospital consultants, as a staff con- 
sultant. At the present time he is in 
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 
serving as resident director of a hos- 
pital study of the province of British 
Columbia. 

Frances Hussey '49 to John Thomas 
Barnes, 111, June 21, 1949, St. An- 
drew's Episcopal Church, Greensboro. 
The bride is the only daughter of 
Minnie (Middleton) Hussey '30, who 
is readers' adviser in the Library at 
Woman's College. Barbara (Byrd) 
Fordham, class of '49, was matron of 
honor. Ruth Rawls '49 was a brides- 
maid. Mr. Barnes attended Woodberry 
Forest School for Boys and the Uni- 
versity of North Carolina, Chapel 
Hill, where he became- a member of 
Delta Kappa Epsilon Fraternity and 
the Sheiks. He served with the U. S. 
Navy during the last war, and is now 
employed by Tupper Corporation at 
Cuerco, Texas. The couple is tem- 
porarily at home in Winston-Salem. 
Following the wedding, a reception 
was held in the Alumnae House, 
Woman's College. 

Frances Elizabeth Jackson '49 to 
Howard R. Bell, June 29, 1949, Rob- 
bins Methodist Church, Robbins. Mr. 
Bell is in the electrical business with 
his brother in Robbins. At home 
there. 

Irma Faye Lanier, class of '49, to 
John Thomas Resico, June 5, 1949, 
West Edgecombe Baptist C h u r c h. 
Rocky Mount. Mr. Resico is a gradu- 
ate of Mars Hill College. 

Dorothy Marrian PerMar, class of 
'49, to Neal Anderson Self, April 2, 
1949, Chesterfield. Mr. Self is em- 
ployed by the Cone Construction 
Corporation. At home, 1355 Lee's 
Chapel Road, Greensboro. 

Grace Carter Williams '49 to Leo 
Wayne Wagoner, June 4, 1949, home 
of the bride's brother, Yadkinville. 
Mr. Wagoner attended North Caro- 
lina State College, Raleigh; the Uni- 
versity of Virginia, where he took his 
training in the V-12 Navy program, 
and was graduated from the Univer- 
sity of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. 
He is now district supervisor of the 
Greensboro district of the North Car- 
olina Hospital Savings Association, 
Inc. At home. Pleasant Garden. 

Virginia Toxey Wood '49 to Dr. 
Worth Bagley Gregory, July 9, 1949, 
First Methodist Church, Elizabeth 
City. Dr. Gregory attended the Uni- 
versity of North Carolina and is a 
graduate of the School of Dentistry 
of the Medical College of Virginia in 
Richmond, where he was a member 
of Psi Omega Fraternity. 

Ella Fair Caldwell, class of '50, to 
Benjamin Spencer Meeks, Jr., June 
10, 1949, Myers Park Methodist 
Church, Charlotte. Mr. Meeks is a 
graduate of the University of South 
Carolina, and is taking graduate 
work at Cornell, where Mrs. Meeks 



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will complete hei- senior year. At 
home, Ithaca, N. Y. 

Frances Virginia Caldwell, class of 
'50, to Thomas Worthy Coble, Jr., 
July 9, 1949. Centenary Methodist 
Church, Winston-Salem. Mr. Coble at- 
tended the University of North Car- 
olina and is now employed by the 
Winchester Surgical Supply Company 
in Charlotte. At home there. 

Eklna Marie Faser, class of '50, to 
Wilton Willis Dunn, June 4, 1949, 
Ebenezer Lutheran Church, Greens- 
boro. At home, 1503 Randolph Ave., 
Greensboro. 

Joan King, class of '50, to Spencer 
Adam Russell, Jr., May 21, 1949, 
Greensboro. Mr. Russell, who attended 
Elon College, is now with Greensboro 
Linen Supply Company. At home, 
1525 Ridgewood Avenue, Greensboro. 

Dorothv Bee Parks, class of '50, to 
Charles Marshall Colhard, April 9, 
1949, First Methodist Church, Elkin. 
Mr. Colhard is a graduate of North 
Carolina State College and since his 
graduation has been associated with 
Noi-th American Rayon Corporation, 
Elizabethtown, Tenn., as textile engi- 
neer. At home, Elizabethtown, Tenn. 

Peggy Lee Renegar, class of '50, to 
James Glenn Allgood, June 11, 1949, 
Sandy Springs Baptist Church, Yad- 
kinviile. Mr. Allgood is a student at 
North Carolina State College, Raleigh. 

Barbara Anne Thomas, class of '50, 
to Harry H. Horton, Jr., May 7, 1949, 
First Baptist Church, Winston-Salem. 
Mr. Horton is a student at the Uni- 
versity of North Carolina. At home. 
Chapel Hill. 

Louise Marie Winstead, class of '50, 
to Walter Alton Batts, Jr., April 23, 
1949, Elm City Methodist Church, 
•Elm City. Mr. Batts attended Atlantic 
Christian College, and is connected 
with the Esso Standard Oil Company 
in Raleigh. 

Mary Louise Abdalla, class of '51, 
to Edmund Joseph Attayek, June 29, 
1949, St. Anne's Catholic Church, 
Smithfield, N. C. Mr. Attayek, a 
graduate of Wake Forest College, is 
employed by Wright's Clothing Store 
in Greensboro. At home, 2302 Lawn- 
dale Drive, Greensboro. 

Elizabeth Miller Chandler, class of 
'51, to Arthur Dudley Maxwell, major, 
retired, U. S. Army, April 30, 1949, 
Hay Street Methodist Church, Fay- 
etteville. The wedding date marked 
the 59th wedding anniversary of the 
bride's maternal grandparents and 
the 25th wedding anniversary of the 
bride's parents. Mr. Maxwell, a gradu- 
ate of the United States Military 
Academy at West Point is in the real 
estate business in Fayetteville. At 
home there. 

Bettye Lucile Driver, class of '51, 
to Ray Bervard Wesson, Jr., June 5, 
1949, Eller Memorial Baptist Church, 
Greensboro. Both Mr. and Mrs. Wes- 
son will be in school at Gardner-Webb 
College, Boiling Springs, N. C, this 
summer and next year. 

Ida Jane Fore, class of '51, to Mal- 
colm William Bordeaux, March 5, 
1949, First Baptist Church. White- 
ville. Mr. Bordeaux is employed by 



the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad in 
Whiteville. 

Mary Grace Johnson, class of '51, 
to Robert Jennings Hale, April 23, 
1949, Thorpe Memorial Chapel, Rocky 
Mount. Mr. Hale attended State Col- 
lege and is now on the staff of the 
engineering department of the state 
highway in Enfield. At home, 217 
North Pearl Street, Rocky Mount. 

Zina Bernadette Pecoraino, class of 
'51 to Joseph Vincent Quinn, June 25, 
1949, St. Benedict's Catholic Church, 
Greensboro. Mr. Quinn, a graduate of 
the University of North Carolina, is 
with Remington Rand, Inc. At home, 
1336 Mayfair Ave., Greensboro. 

Betty Ann Sherron, class of '51, to 
Frederick Lee Blank, Jr., June 22, 
1949, First Presbyterian Church, Bur- 
lington. Mr. Blank is a rising senior 
at North Carolina State College, 
Raleigh. 

Mariam Maxine Thompson, class of 
'51, to Nathaniel Graham Clark, Jr., 
April 2, 1949, First Baptist Church, 
Whiteville. Mr. Clark attended the 
University of North Carolina where 
he majored in social science. 

Ann Eugenia Duke, class of '52, to 
George Wimberly Wilkinson, Jr., June 
16, 1949, First Baptist Church, Rocky 
Mount. Mr. Wilkinson is associated 
with a Rocky Mount insurance firm. 
At home there. 

Suzanne Ellis, class of '52, to Karl 
Kent Kanoy, June 4, 1949, First Pres- 
byterian Church, Greensboro. Suzannp 
is the daughter of Pauline (Tarleton) 
Ellis '25. Mr. Kanoy is in the sales 
department of Carolina Steel and Iron 
Company. At home, 3100 Collier 
Drive, Greensboro. 



NECROLOGY 



Zella (MeCulloch) Cheek died April 
24, 1949, in Springfield, Mass. 

1895 
Hosie (Cooper) Bullard died June 
1949, in Gainesville, Fla. 

1897 
Lizzie (Mayo) Mooring, of Bethel, 
died May 1949. We extend deepest 
sympathy to her daughter, Sallie 
Mooring '31. 

1899 
Myrther Wilson of Fort Valley, Ga., 
died. 

1901 
Elizabeth (Jones) Davis, Com. '01, 
died May 6, 1949, in Louisville, Ky. 

1901 
Catherine Anne (Purcell) McPhauI. 

of Shannon, N. C, died March 5, 1949, 
at the Scotland County Memorial Hos- 
pital, Laurinburg, after an illness of 
four months. 

1912 
Rebecca (Foust) Bynum died Jan- 
uary 21, 1949, in Winston-Salem. 

1924 
Irene (Waters) Van Wyck, died 
June 17, 1949, in New York City. We 
extend our deepest sympathy to her 



neices Daphne Lewis, '44 Dora Lewis, 
'44, and Dacia Lewis, '47. 

1927 
Estelle (Lavender) Landis died 
June 19, 1945 in Old Fort, N. C. 

We Extend 
Deepest Sympathy: 

To Nellie (Whitfield) Shaw '99 in 
the death of her father in June, 1949. 

To Johnsie Coit '00 in the death of 
sister-in-law in December 1948, 
Plattsburg, N. Y. 

To Ann (Daniel) Boyd '17 in the 
death of her mother, Mrs. Waverly A. 
Daniel, August 27, 1948, at Rowan 
Memorial Hospital, Salisbury. 

To Rachel Clifford '20 in the death 
of her brother, Mr. David Clifford, 
July 1949, in Dunn. 

To Walker (Woodley) Derr '24 in 
the death of her husband in April 
1949, Burlington, N. C. 

To Martha (Hall) Clarke '28 and 
her husband in the death of their nine 
year old daughter, Kate, of rheumatic 
fever. May 28, 1949, in Albuquerque, 
New Mexico. 

To Ronnie Sheffield '29 in the death 
of her mother July 12, 1949, in 
Randleman. 

To Mr. and Mrs. R. L. D. Hood 
(Pansy Avery McConnell '32) in the 
death of their nine months old son, 
Dan Boyce, at the University of Vir- 
ginia Hospital, Charlottesville, Va., 
June 23, 1949, after an illness of 
several weeks. His death was attrib- 
uted to malformation of the kidneys. 

To Mary Parks (Bell) Weathers '33, 
Lilla (Bell) Winstead '34, Louise 
(Bell) Moffitt '36, Helen (Bell) Rankin 
'38. and Eleanor Bell '40 in the death 
of their father Dr. A. E. Bell, No- 
vember 24, 1948, and the death of 
their mother, April 24, 1949. 

To Grace (Hamme) Jester, '35, in 
the death of her husband, Paul D. 
Jester, May 12, 1949, following a brief 
illness, in Miami, Fla. 

To Elizabeth (Harvell) Miller '36 in 
the death of her father, Mr. Jesse A. 
Harvell, Sr., April 15, 1949, in Weldon, 
N. C. 

To Hilda Gae (Renegar) Moffitt '42 
and her husband, in the death of Mr. 
MoflStt's father on May 8, 1949, in 
Greensboro. 

To Rose (Wilson) Henderson '42 
and Ballard (Wilson) Murphy '39 in 
the death of their father, Mr. R. M. 
Wilson, April 1, 1949, of a heart 
attack in Rocky Mount. 

To Ella Marie (Pinkston) Rodman 
'43 in the death of her father, Jan- 
uary 1, 1949, from a heart attack. 

To Claire (McRoberts) Bartlett '44 
and Doris (McRoberts) Piercy '44 in 
the death of their father, Arthur K. 
McRoberts, Jr., June 26, 1949. 

To Juliana (Hanks) Johnson '44 and 
Jeannette Hanks '49 in the death of 
their mother Julia Grace Rudisell 
Hanks, July 31, 1949, in Roanoke, Va. 

To Ilenriette (Manget) Neal '45 
and Martha (Manget) Kershaw, class 
of '39, in the death of their mother. 
Mrs. Paul C. Manget, July 18, 1949, 
Greensboro. 




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